Tiếng nhật kanji

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Chữ Hán Nhật văn (chữ Rô-ma: Kanji, phiên âm Hán Việt: Hán tự) là chữ Hán dùng trong tiếng Nhật. Kanji là một trong 5 bộ kí tự được dùng trong hệ thống chữ viết tiếng Nhật hiện nay; 4 bộ kí tự kia là hiragana, katakana, bảng chữ cái La Tinh (rōmaji), và chữ số Ả-rập.

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S.No Kanji Readings Meanings Examples

246 相 SOU , SHOU each other , 首相 shu shou - prime minister
そ う , し ょ う mutual , 相合傘 ai ai gasa - 2 people sharing an umbrella
ai appearance , 相変わらず ai ka warazu - same as always;
あ い aspect same ole same ole...
minister of state 相撲 sumou - Sumo (has a special su sound


247 愛 love 愛している - I love you!
愛妻 ai sai - beloved wife
ai 愛知県 ai chi ken - Aichi prefecture
あ い 愛読 ai doku - a Book lover


248 合 GOU , KATSU to be together; 相合傘 ai ai gasa - 2 people sharing an umbrella
ゴ ウ, カ ツ to fit 場合 ba ai - a case, situation
au 具合 gu ai - condition (of various things)
あ う 都合 tsu gou - circumstances, condition, convenience


249 商 SHOU to sell; trade 商港 shou kou - a trade port
しょう 商業 shou gyou - commerce, business
akinau
あ き な う


250 浅 SEN shallow, 経験が浅い kei ken ga asai - have little experience
せん superficial 浅緑 asa midori - light green, pale green
asai
あさ い




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251 預 YO to keep , 預け金 azuke kin - key money
よ to take charge of 預言 yo gen - a prophecy
azukaru , azukeru to deposit
あずかる, あずける


252 汗 KAN sweat , 汗 ase - sweat
か ん perspiration 汗腺 kan sen - sweat gland
ase
あ せ


253 遊 YUU play; to be idle 遊園地 yuu en chi - an amusement park
ゆう 遊星 yuu sei - a planet
asobu 遊牧民 yuu boku min - nomad
あそぶ 夢遊病 mu yuu byou - sleepwalking


254 値 CHI value, price 価値 ka chi - worth, value

atai , ne
あ た い ,ね


255 与 YO to give , award , 与える ataeru - to give, to present
よ cause ,
ataeru to assign (a task)
あ た える




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256 温 ON warm , 気温 ki on - temperature
お ん temperature 温泉 on sen - Onsen, hot spring
atatakai 温度 on do - temperature (degree)
あ た た か い


257 暖 DAN warm , 地球温暖化 chi kyuu on dan ka - global warming
だ ん cordial 暖まる atatamaru - to warm up; warm oneself
atatakai
あ た た か い


258 頭 TOU , ZU head , top 石頭 ishi atama - hard headed person (stone head)
と う ,ず 赤頭巾 aka zu kin - Little Red Riding Hood
atama (lit. red hood)
あ た ま


259 辺 HEN , BE vicinity , この辺 kono hen - this vicinity, around here
へ ん, べ neighborhood
atai
あ た い


260 当 TOU to hit , to win , 弁当 ben tou - lunch box, Bento
と う to guess 本当 hon tou - truth, really
ataru , ateru 当然 tou zen - naturally, of course
あ た る ,あ てる 適当 teki tou - suitable, good, fit




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261 圧 pressure 気圧 ki atsu - atmospheric pressure
電圧 den atsu - voltage
atsu
あ つ


262 暑 SHO summer heat; hot 暑中 sho chuu - summer (middle of)
しょ
atsui
あ つ い


263 熱 NETSU heat , hot , 熱 ne tsu - a fever
ね つ fever , craze 熱心 nesshin - fervor, zeal
atsui 熱帯 nettai - the tropical belt
あ つ い


264 厚 KOU thick 厚さ atsusa - thickness
こう 厚紙 atsu gami - thick paper
atsui
あ つ い


265 跡 SEKI trace , marks, 足跡 ashi ato - footprints
せき remains 遺跡 i seki - ruins, historical remains
ato 奇跡 ki seki - a miracle
あ と




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266 暴 BOU to disclose, open, 乱暴 ran bou - violent, rough
ぼ う exoise ,
abaku violent
あ ば く


267 浴 YOKU to bathe 日光浴 nikkou yoku - sunbathing
よ く
abiru
あ び る


268 危 KI dangerous , 危機 ki ki - a crisis
き unsafe 危機管理 kiki kanri - crisis management
abunai , ayaui unsteady 危急 kikyuu - emergency
あ ぶ な い 危険 kiken - danger, peril
あ やう い 危険人物 kiken jinbutsu - a dangerous person


269 油 YU oil 醤油 shou yu - Soy sauce
ゆ 灯油 tou yu - kerosene
abura 油絵 abura e - an oil painting
あ ぶ ら


270 脂 SHI fat 脂肪 shibou - fat (body fat)

abura
あ ぶ ら




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271 甘 KAN sweet 甘口 ama kuchi - mildness, sweet flavor
か ん
amai
あ ま い


272 余 YO to leave over , 余地 yochi - room, space
よ more than , 平均余命 hei kin yo mei - life expectancy
amasu , amari , amaru the remainder ,
あます, あまり to remain,
あまる to be beyond
(one's power)


273 編 HEN to compile , 詩編 shi hen - the Psalms
へ ん to knit 編集 hen shuu - editing, compiling
amu 編集部 hen shuu bu - editing department
あ む


274 過 KA a fault, error , 食べ過ぎ tabe sugi - eat too much
か to pass , elapse 過去 kako - the past
ayamachi , sugiru , sugosu to exceed , 過去形 kakokei - the past tense (grammar)
あ や ま ち, す ぎ る to go to excess 過ぎ越しの祭り sugi koshi no matsuri - the Passover
すごす


275 誤 GO mistake 試行錯誤 shikou sakugo - trial and error
ご 誤解 gokai - a misunderstanding
ayamaru
あ や ま る




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276 荒 KOU violent, rude, wild 荒い arai - wild, rough
こう become rough 荒れ地 are chi - desert, wasteland
arai , areru
あ ら い ,あ れ る


277 洗 SEN wash お手洗い o te arai - toliet, bathroom
せ ん 洗い熊 arai guma - racoon (lit. washing bear)
arau 洗濯 sen taku - washing; laundry
あらう 洗脳 sen nou - brain washing


278 争 SOU to struggle, quarrel 競争 kyou sou - competition, contest
そう quarrel , dispute 戦争 sen sou - war
arasou , arasoi 南北戦争 nan boku sen sou - the US Civil War
あらそう
あらそい


279 改 KAI to change , 改革 kai kaku - reform; reformation; innovation
か い reform , 経済改革 kei zai kai kaku - economic reform
aratameru , aratamaru to be reformed , 改訂 kai tei - revision
あ ら た め る reform
あ ら た ま る


280 表 HYOU to show , 座席表 za seki hyou - seating chart
ひょう to indicate , list , 時間表 ji kan hyou - time table
arawasu , omute table , schedule 代表 dai hyou - representative
あ ら わ す, お む て the outside, surface 発表 happyou - announcement




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281 現 GEN actual , appear 表現 hyou gen - expression
げん 愛の表現 ai no hyou gen - an expression of love
arawasu 現金 gen kin - cash, ready money
あ らわす 現在 gen zai - now, present days, current
現場 gen ba - the actual spot, scene of the crime


282 著 CHO author , 著者 cho sha - author
ちょ to write a book 著しい ichijirushii - remarkable
arawasu , ichijirushii remarkable,
あ らわす conspicuous
いちじるしい


283 在 ZAI to exist , 存在 son zai - existence
ざい country , 滞在 tai zai - stay, sojourn
aru suburbs
あ る


284 暗 AN dark 真っ暗 makkura - total darkness
あん 暗闇 kura yami - darkness, the dark
kurai 暗記 an ki - memorization, to learn by heart
く らい


285 委 I commit , 委員 i in - committee member
い to entrust with 任せる makaseru - to entrust, leave ~ to




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286 衣 I clothes garments 浴衣 yukata - a yukata; summer kimono
い 衣服 i fuku - clothes
koromo
ころも


287 囲 I enclose ,surround 雰囲気 fun i ki - an atmosphere
い 囲炉裏 irori - a fireplace, hearth
kakomu , kakou
か こ む ,か こ う


288 位 I rank , position , 一位 ichi i - first place
い about どの位 dono kurai - about how much; how far
kurai 位置 i chi - place, location, point
く らい


289 胃 I stomach 胃 i - stomach





290 易 I , eki easy 使い易い tsukai yasui - easy to use
い,えき 分かり易い wakari yasui - easy to understand
yasashi i , yasui
やさしい
や す い




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291 移 I to transfer , 移民 i min - immigration, immigrant
い to infect , to move 移住 i juu - migrate, migration
utsuru , utsusu to remove ,
うつ る ,うつす to infect


292 依 I depend on 依る yoru - depends on, to depend on
い 状況に依る jyou kyou ni yoru - depends on the situation
e 依願 i gan - a request



293 偉 I great , 偉い erai - great, important
い remarkable 偉大 i dai - greatness
erai
えらい


294 違 I differ; wrong 間違い ma chigai - a mistake
い ~に違いない ~ni chigai nai - I am sure of ~
chigau , chigaeru 違反 i han - violation , infrigement
ちがう,ちがえる


295 怒 DO get angry 怒る okoru - get angry
ど to get angry 怒声 do sei - a roar
ikaru , okaru 怒らす ikarasu - to anger someone
い か る ,お か る 怒り ikari - anger; hatred




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296 息 SOKU breath 安息 an soku - rest, repose
そく ため息 tame iki - a sigh
iki 息子 musuko - a son (irregular reading)
いき


297 域 iki boundary 地域 chi iki - a region, area
いき 地域時刻 chi iki ji koku - local time




298 勢 SEI power 勢力 sei ryoku - influence, power, might
せい 勢い込む ikioi komu - to go heart and soul into...
ikioi
い き お い


299 幾 KI how many , 幾つ ikutsu - how much?, how many?
き some 幾多 iku ta - many, a number of
iku
い く


300 育 iku to bring up , 教育 kyou iku - education
い く to educate , 生涯教育 shou gai kyou iku - education for life
sodatsu , sodateru to grow 体育 tai iku - P.E.; gymnastics
そ だ つ ,そ だ て る 体育館 tai iku kan - a gym




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301 戦 SEN war 雪合戦 yuki gassen - snow ball fight
せん 冷戦 rei sen - the Cold War
ikusa , tatakau 戦場 sen jyou - a battlefield
いくさ,たたかう 作戦 saku sen - tactics, stategy


302 池 CHI pond 電池 den chi - a battery
ち 池 ike - a pond
ike
いけ


303 勇 YUU brave 勇気 yuu ki - bravery
ゆう 勇者 yuu sha - a brave man, hero
isamu
い さ む


304 石 SHAKU , KOKU stone 隕石 in seki - a meteorite
しゃく,こく 化石 ka seki - a fossil
ichi , seki 磁石 ji shaku - magnet
い ち ,せ き 宝石 hou seki - gem, jewel
石鹸 sekken - soap
一石二鳥 isseki ni chou - killing 2 birds with one stone


305 泉 SEN spring 温泉 on sen - hot spring,
せ ん 泉水 sen sui - a fountain
izumi
いずみ




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306 忙 BOU busy 忙しい isogashii - busy
ぼう 多忙 ta bou - busy
isogashii
いそがしい


307 板 MAN , BAN board (wood) , 看板 kan ban - sign, billboard
まん , ばん plate 板挟み ita basami - a dilemma,
ita caught between a rock and a hard place
いた


308 痛 TSUU pain 片腹痛い kata hara itai - absurd, ridiculous, laughable
つう 痛み止め itami dome - a painkiller
itai , itamu
いたい ,いたむ


309 抱 HOU hug , hold 抱擁 hou you - hug, embrace
ほ う 辛抱 shin bou - patience, to put up with...
idaku , daku , kakaeru 抱腹絶倒 hou fuku zettou - convulsed with laughter,
いだく, だく split one's sides laughing
かかえる


310 頂 CHOU summit , receive 頂上 chou jou - peak, summit (of a mountain)
ちょう 頂戴 chou dai - please, give me...
itadaki , itadaku 頂く itadaku - receive (something)
いただき ,いただく




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311 市 SHI city 大阪市 oosaka shi - Osaka City
し 姉妹都市 shimai toshi - sister cities
ichi 市場 ichi ba - market, marketplace
いち


312 糸 SHI thread 糸 ito - thread, yarn, string
し 釣り糸 tsuri ito - fishing line
ito
いと


313 営 EI manage , 兵営 hei ei - barracks
barracks 営業 ei gyou - business, management
itonamu 営業中 ei gyou chuu - in business
いとなむ


314 否 HI no , denial 賛否 san pi - pros and cons, approval and disapproval
ひ 不定的 fu tei teki - negative, contradictory
ina
いな


315 命 MEI , MYOU order 一生懸命 isshou ken mei - with utmost effort,
めい , みょう with all one's might
inochi 運命 un mei - fate,destiny
いのち 革命 kaku mei - revolution
使命 shi mei - a mission
寿命 ju myou - a life span




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316 祈 KI to pray 祈り inori - a prayer
き 主の祈り shu no inori - the Lord's Prayer
inoru
いのる


317 要 YOU require , 重要 juu you - important, momentous, major
よ う necessary 必要 hitsu you - necessary
iru 要求 you kyuu - demands, request
いる


318 居 KYO reside 紙芝居 kami shi bai - a picture play,
きょ telling a story with pictures
iru 人形芝居 nin gyou shi bai - a puppet show
いる 居間 i ma - a living room


319 岩 GAN rock; crag 溶岩 you gen - volcanic lava
が ん 岩手県 iwate ken - Iwate prefecture
iwa 岩登り iwa nobori - rock climbing
いわ


320 祝 SHUKU , SHUU celebrate 祝い iwai - celebration, congratulations
しゅく, しゅう 祝祭日 shuku sai jitsu - a festival day
iwai 祝福 shuku fuku - a blessing
いわい




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321 引 IN draw , pull 割引 wari biki - a discount, reduction
いん 綱引き tsuna hiki - tug-of-war
hiku , hikeru 引き出し hiki dashi - a drawer (from a desk)
ひく, ひける 引越し hikkoshi - to move
引用 in you - a quotation, citation


322 印 IN sign , mark 印象づける in shou zukeru - to impress someone
いん 印象的 in shou teki - impressive
shirushi 印度人 in do jin - a person from India
しるし


323 因 IN cause 原因 gen in - cause, source
いん 因って yotte - because of, accordingly
yoru
よる


324 羽 U feather , wing 羽 hane - a feather
う 羽 wa - a counter for birds
ha , hane 一羽 ichi wa - one (bird)
は, はね


325 宇 U universe, 宇宙 u chuu - the universe, space
う eaves, house 宇宙人 u chuu jin - an alien
宇宙飛行士 u chuu hi kou shi - an astronaut
宇宙旅行 u chuu ryo kou - Space travel




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326 初 SHO first、 最初 sai sho - first, from the beginning, onset
しょ beginning 初場所 hatsu basho - New Year's Sumo tournament
ui , hatsu , hajime
うい, はつ
は じ め


327 植 SHOKU to plant , to set up 田植え ta ue - rice planting
しょく 植物 shoku butsu - plants,vegetation
ueru , uwaru 植民地 shoku min chi - a colony
う え る ,う わ る


328 伺 SHI to ask , to visit , 伺う ukagau - to visit, to ask, inquire (honorific)
し to hear
ukagau
うかがう


329 浮 FU to float , 浮く uku - to float
ふ to come to mind , 浮世絵 uki yo e - Ukiyoe
ukabu , uku to be left over (pictures of everyday life in the Edo Period)
う か ぶ ,う く


330 受 JU to receive , 授受 ju ju - give and receive
じゅ popularity , 受ける ukeru - to be received, become popular,
ukaru , uke receptacle to catch on
う か る ,う け 受験 ju ken - taking a test
受け身 ukemi - the passive (grammar)




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331 承 SHOU to hear , 承知 shou chi - know, say yes, consent
しょう to agree to 承認 shou nin - recognition, acknowledgement
uketamawaru
うけたまわる


332 失 SHITSU to lose , slip 失業 shitsu gyou - unemployment
しつ 失敗 shippai - failure, mistake
ushinau 失望 shitsu bou - disappointment
うしなう 失礼 shitsu rei - rude, impolite, excuse me


333 薄 HAKU thin , light , 薄々 usu usu - dimly, slightly
はく weak , pale 薄荷 hakka - peppermint
usui
うすい


334 疑 GI to doubt , suspect , 懐疑 kai gi - doubt, skepticism
ぎ suspicion , 疑う utagau - to doubt
utagau doubt 容疑者 you gi sha - a suspect (person)
うたがう 疑問 gi mon - a question, doubt, problem
疑問文 gi mon bun - interrogative sentence


335 内 NAI , DAI inside 案内 an nai - information, guidance
な い ,だ い 県内 ken nai - within a prefecture
uchi 内緒 nai sho - secret, confidential, privacy
うち




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336 打 DA strick , hit , to beat 舌打ち shita uchi - click one's tongue, smacking lips
だ 抜打ち nuki uchi - a sudden assault; be surprised by…
utsu 打ち上げる uchi ageru - to launch, shoot up
うつ (a rocket, space shuttle or fireworks)


337 美 BI beautiful , 賛美 san bi - praise
び beauty 讃美歌 san bi ka - a hymn, praise song
utsukushii 美人 bi jin - a beautiful woman
うつくしい 美術 bi jutsu - art, fine arts


338 器 KI vessel , tool 火炎放射器 ka en hou sha ki - a flame thrower
き 楽器 gakki - a musical instument
utsuwa 消化器 shou ka ki - a fire extinguisher
うつわ 炊飯器 sui han ki - a rice cooker


339 腕 WAN arm , talent ,ability 腕 ude - an arm
わん 両腕 ryou ude - both arms
ude 腕相撲 ude zumou - arm wrestling (arm Sumo)
うで


340 産 SAN childbearing , お土産 o mi yage - a souvenir,
さん product , present from a trip for someone
ubu , umu fortune , 国産 koku san - a national product
う ぶ ,うむ to give birth , 破産 ha san - bankrupt
to produce 不動産 fu dou san - real estate




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341 馬 BA horse 馬 uma - horse
ば 河馬 ka ba - a hippo; hippopotamus
uma , ma 縞馬 shima uma - a zebra
うま ,ま 流鏑馬 yabu same - archery from horseback
馬鹿 baka - foolish, an idoit, stupid


342 埋 MAI to be buried , 埋まる umaru - to be buried
まい to be filled up , 穴埋め ana ume - to fill in the blanks (of a form...)
umaru , umeru to bury ,
うまる ,う める to fill up


343 敬 KEI respect 尊敬 son kei - repect, honor,esteem
けい 敬語 kei go - honorific language, terms of respect
uyamau
うやまう


344 裏 RI reverse side , 裏技 ura waza - an underhanded trick ,
り back , using secret knowledge
ura opposite 裏口 ura guchi - back door
うら 手裏剣 shu ri ken - a throwing star (ninja!)
裏切る ura giru - to betray


345 占 SEN to divine , 独占 doku sen - a monopoly
せん divination , 占領地 sen ryou chi - occupied territory (by an army)
uranau , uranai , shimeru to occupy ,
うらなう,うらない to hold (a seat)
しめる




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346 得 TOKU acquire , 心得 kokoro e - information, knowledge
とく gain 得る eru - to get; to gain
uru , eru
うる, える


347 絵 KAI , E picture 油絵 abura e - oil painting
かい,え 浮世絵 uki yo e - Ukiyoe, everyday life in Edo period
絵本 e hon - a picture book (children)



348 回 KAI , E a turn , 一回 ikkai - once, one time
かい,え to turn 今回 kon kai - this time, now
mawaru , mawasu 回し mawashi - Sumo's lioncloth
まわる ,まわす 回復 kai fuku - recovering, recovery


349 泳 EI swim 遠泳 en ei - long-distance swimming
えい 水泳 sui ei - swimming
oyogu 寒中水泳 kan chuu sui ei - swimming in dead of winter
およぐ


350 栄 EI flourish , glory 栄光 ei kou - glory
えい 栄養 ei you - nutrition
sakaeru , hae , haeru
さかえる ,はえ
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351 永 EI eternal 永遠 ei en - forever, eternity
えい 永続 ei zoku - permanence, persistent
nagai
ながい


352 鋭 EI sharp 鋭い surudoi - sharp
えい
surudoi
するどい


353 役 EKI , YAKU war , office , 悪役 aku yaku - the bad guy part, role of the villian
えき,やく duty , role , 毒見役 doku mi yaku - a taster for posion
service 役に立つ yaku ni tatsu - be useful; be helpful


354 液 EKI liquid 毒液 doku eki - venom (from a snake...)
えき 血液型 ketsu eki gata - blood type




355 枝 SHI a branch 枯れ枝 kare eda - a dead branch
し (of a tree) 爪楊枝 tsuma you ji - toothpick
eda 枝垂れ柳 shi dare yanagi - a Weeping Willow
えだ




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356 越 ETSU to go over , 引越し hikkoshi - moving, changing residence
えつ to exceed , 追い越し oi koshi - passing
koeru , kosu to cross ,
こえる , こす to move to


357 笑 SHOU to laugh , 可笑しい okashii - funny, strange, amusing
し ょう to smile 笑顔 e gao - a smiling face
emu , warau
えむ, わらう


358 選 SEN to choose 選ぶ erabu - to choose, select
せん 選挙 sen kyo - elections (very noisy!)
erabu
えらぶ


359 園 EN garden 公園 kou en - park
えん 幼稚園 you chi en - kindergarden
sono
その


360 遠 EN , ON far 永遠 ei en - forever, eternity
えん, おん 耳が遠い mimi ga tooi - poor hearing
tooi 望遠鏡 bou en kyou - telescope
とおい 遠足 en soku - trip; hike; picnic




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361 塩 EN salt 食塩 shoku en - table salt
えん 塩水 shio mizu - salt water
shio
しお


362 演 EN to act , 演歌 enka - Enka (style of Japanese music)
えん to perform a play 開演 kai en - curtain opening (start of a play)




363 延 EN to be postponed , 延ばす nobasu - to lengthen; to stretch; to grow a beard
えん to be extended , 延期 en ki - to postpone
nobiru , nobasu , nobe to postpone ,
のびる,のばす to extend , total
のべ


364 煙 EN smoke 禁煙 kin en - NO SMOKING!
えん 煙い kemui - smokey\
kemuru , kemuri , kemui
けむる ,けむり
けむい


365 緒 SHO , CHO beginning (lineage) 一緒 issho - together
しょ,ちょ cord, string 内緒 nai sho - secret, private
o (of a musical 内緒話 nai sho banashi - a secret talk
お instrument)




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366 汚 O to bring 汚す yogosu - to stain, to soil
お disgrace upon , 汚染 o sen - pollution
kegasu , yogosu , kitanai to soil , 大気汚染 tai ki o sen - air pollution
けがす, よごす to get dirty ,
きたない


367 和 O , WA peace, sum, 昭和 shou wa - emperor & era name of Japan (1926-89)
お,わ Japan 調和 chou wa - harmony
yawaragu , nagomu 平和 hei wa - peace
やわらぐ, なごむ 和食 wa shoku - Japanese style food


368 老 ROU old 海老 e bi - a lobster, shrimp
ろう 敬老の日 kei rou no hi - Respect for the Aged Day
oiru , fukeru
お い る ,ふ け る


369 負 FU to bear , 勝負 shou bu - a match, contest, bout
ふ to be indebted to , 負け make - a defeat
ou , makeru , makasu to lose , 根負け kon make - to run out of patience;
お う ,ま け る be defeated , to give up due to being out-done
ま かす to beat ,defeat


370 追 OU chase 追い掛ける oi kakeru - to run after; chase
おう 追放 tsui hou - banishment; exile
tsui
つい




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371 王 OU king 王国 ou koku - kingdom, monarchy
おう 王子 ou ji - a prince
王手 ou te - checkmate, check (shougi/chess)
王様 ou sama - a king


372 黄 OU , KOU yellow 黄金律 ou gon ritsu - the Golden Rule
おう,こう 黄昏 taso gare - twilight
ki , ko 黄色 ki iro - yellow
きこ


373 央 OU center 震央 shin ou - center of earthquake; epicenter
おう 中央 chuu ou - the center; central; middle




374 横 OU side , width , 横泳ぎ yoko oyogi - the sidestroke (swimming)
おう beside 横綱 yoko zuna - the highest ranking in sumo
yoko 横断 ou dan - crossing (a road)
よこ




375 欧 OU Europe 西欧 sei ou - Western Europe
おう 欧風 ou fuu - European style




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376 押 OU push 押し入れ oshi ire - a closet
おう 押し売り oshi uri - a high pressure salesman
osu , osaeru
おす , おさえる


377 奥 OU interior , 奥さん okusan - (your) wife
おう inner part , 奥の手 oku no te - the last resort; secret skills
oku depths ,
おく heart


378 犯 HAN to commit , 違犯 i han - violation; transgression
はん violate , 再犯 sai han - second offense
okasu offense 防犯 bou han - crime prevention
おかす 現行犯で gen kou han de - caught red handed
犯罪 han zai - a crime


379 拝 HAI worship , 偶像礼拝 guu zou rei hai - idolatry
はい humbly 礼拝 rei hai - worship
ogamu 拝啓 hai kei - Dear ..., (start of a letter)
おがむ


380 補 HO to supply , 補給 ho kyuu - supply; replenish
ほ to compensate , 補聴器 ho chou ku - hearing aid
oginau to supplement
お ぎなう




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381 置 CHI to place , 位置 i chi - place; situation
ち to put 置き場 oki ba - a place to store something
oku
おく


382 億 OKU hundred million 一億 ichi oku - 100,000,000
おく




383 遅 CHI slow , late 遅刻 chi koku - to be late; lateness
ち 遅延 chi en - to delay; procrastination
okurasu , okureru , osoi
おくらす,おくれる
おそい


384 贈 GOU , SOU to present a gift 贈収賄 zou shuu wai - bribery; corruption
ごう,そう 贈り物 okuri mono - a present; gift
okuru
おくる


385 幼 YOU childish , 幼児 you ji - a baby; infant
よう very young 幼稚園 you chi en - kindergarten
osanai
おさない




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386 治 CHI , JI to rule over , 政治 sei ji - politics; government
ち ,じ govern , 民主政治 min shu sei ji - Democratic government
osamaru , naosu cure 治す naosu - to cure; heal
お さまる ,な おす 明治時代 mei ji ji dai - the Meiji Period (1868-1912)


387 収 SHUU to obtain , 収穫 shuu kaku - harvest
しゅう to pay (taxes) , 収入 shuu nyuu - income
osamaru to store 収容 shuu you - accommodation
おさまる


388 恐 KYOU to fear , 恐ろしい osoroshii - terriable; dreadful
きょう fear , anxiety , 恐怖 kyou fu - terror; fear
osoreru , osore , osoroshii fearful , fierce , 恐竜 kyou ryuu - dinosaur
おそれる ,おそれ awful
おそろしい


389 落 RAKU to fall 落ちる ochiru - to fail (a test); fall down; to drop
らく お洒落 osha re - fashion-conscious
ochiru , otosu 猿も木から落ちる saru mo ki kara ochiru -
お ち る , お とす Even monkeys can fall from the trees.
(idiom) anyone can make mistakes


390 夫 FU , FUU husband , 工夫 ku fuu - a device; scheme
ふ ,ふう man 丈夫 jyou bu - healthy; strong; sturdy
otto 大丈夫 dai jyou bu - ok; alright
おっと 夫婦 fuu fu - a married couple; husband and wife




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391 訪 HOU to visit , 探訪 tan bou - an inquiry; searching
ほう to call on 訪問 hou mon - to visit; to call
otozureru , tazuneru
お とずれる
たずねる


392 踊 YOU dance , 踊る odoru - to dance
よう to dance , 踊り odori - a dance
odori , odoru to jump
おどり ,おどる


393 各 KAKU each , 各国 kakkoku - every country; each country
かく every 各駅停車 kaku eki tei sha - local train
onoono (a train that stops at every station)
おのおの


394 帯 TAI a belt , 危険地帯 ki ken chi tai - danger zone
たい a region , 黒帯 kuro obi - a black belt (martial arts)
obi , obiru to wear 携帯電話 kei tai den wa - a keitai (portable phone)
おび ,お びる 熱帯 nettai - the tropics


395 覚 to remember , 感覚 kan kaku - sense; sensation
to understand 目覚し時計 me zamashi to kei - alarm clock
obaeru , kaku 目を覚めます me o samemasu - to wake up
おばえる ,かく (eyes wake up)




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396 面 face , 月面 getsu men - the surface of the moon
surface, 地面 ji men - ground; earth's surface
omo , men , omote side , phase , 赤面 seki men - to blush (red face)
おも,めん mask , face , 両面 ryou men - both sides
おもて outside, front 面接 men setsu - interview (for job...)


397 折 to break , 折り紙 ori gami - paper folding, origami
to fold 右折 u setsu - to turn right
ori , setsu , oru
お り, せ つ , お る


398 降 to fall 降雨 kou u - rainfall, rain
(rain, snow) 降参 kou san - to surrender, give into...
kou , furu , oriru to get off
こう ,ふる to come down
おりる


399 御 honorific prefix 御飯 go han - rice (rice is important)
御苦労様 go ku rou sama - thanks for your hard work
on , gyo , go 御馳走 go chi sou - feast! treating someone to food
お ん , ぎょ , ご


400 香 KOU , KYOU fragrance 香水 kou sui - perfume
こう ,きょう 香港 hon kon - Hong Kong
ka , kaori , kaoru
か,かおり,かおる




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401 科 KA subject of study 学科 gakka - subject; course of study
か 科学 ka gaku - science
教科書 kyou ka sho - a textbook


402 化 KA , KE change (into) 国際化 koku sai ka - internationalization
か ,け 地球温暖化 chi kyuu on dan ka - global warming
bakeru , bakasu 文化 bun ka - culture
ばける ,ばかす お化け o bake - ghost


403 荷 KA load 荷物 ni motsu - luggage, baggage
か 重荷 omo ni - a heavy load; burden
ni



404 加 KA add 参加 san ka - participation
か 増加 zou ka - an increase
kuwaeru , kuwawaru
く わ え る ,く わ わ る


405 果 KA fruit , end 効果 kou ka - effect, results
か 果たし状 hatashi jou - a letter of challenge
hanisu , hateru , hate (from an enemy)
はにす ,はてる 果汁 ka juu - fruit juice
はて




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406 貨 KA money, goods 金貨 kin ka - a gold coin
か 硬貨 kou ka - a coin




407 課 KA section, lesson 課長 ka chou - section chief
か 課税 ka zei - taxes, taxation




408 可 KA possible, approve 許可 kyo ka - permission, approval
か 可愛い kawaii - cute, pretty
不可能 fu ka nou - impossible
可能性 ka nou sei - possibility



409 河 KA river 銀河 gin ga - The Milky Way
か 氷河 hyou ga - a glacier
kawa 河馬 ka ba - hippopotamus
かわ


410 菓 KA candy, お菓子 okashi - sweets, snack
か confectionery 菓子屋 kashi ya - confectionery shop




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411 靴 KA shoes 靴下 kutsu shita - socks
か 靴磨き kutsu migaki - shoe shine, shining shoes
kutsu
くつ


412 貝 shell , 貝 kai - a shell
shellfish 貝塚 ka zuka - a shell mound
kai (remains of ancient socities' dump)
かい




413 階 KAI (1st, 2nd) floor 音階 on kai - music scale
かい (of a building) 武士階級 bushi kai kyuu - warrior class
rank; 階段 kai dan - stairs




414 械 KAI machine 機械 ki kai - a machine
かい 機械翻訳 ki kai hon yaku - machine translation




415 快 KAI pleasant 愉快 yu kai - pleasant, happy
かい 快速 kai soku - express (train), high speed
kokoroyoi
こころよい




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416 解 KAI , GE explanation , 誤解 go kai - a misunderstanding
かい,げ to solve , untie , 正解 sei kai - answers, solution
toku , tokasu , tokeru dissolve 理解 ri kai - understanding, comprehension
とく ,とかす 問題解決 mon dai kai ketsu - solve a problem,
と ける problem-solving


417 灰 KAI ashes 火山灰 ka zan bai - volcanic ash
かい 灰色 hai iro - grey (color)
hai
はい




418 介 KAI mediate , 紹介 shou kai - introduce
かい come between , 自己紹介 ji ko shou kai - self-introduction
to aid



419 皆 KAI all , everything , 皆さん mina san - everyone
かい everyone 皆既日食 kai ki nisshoku - total solar eclipse
mina
みな


420 害 GAI harm , 迫害 haku gai - persecution
がい calamity 煙害 en gai - smoke pollution




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421 交 KOU to be mixed , 外交 gai kou - diplomacy
こう to associate with 見交わす mi kawasu - to exchange glances,
kau , majiru , majiwaru to look at each other
か う ,ま じ る 交換 kou kan - to exchange, trade
まじわる


422 返 return 繰り返し kuri kaeshi - to repeat
息を吹き返す iki o fuki kaesu - to come back to life
kaesu , hen , kaeru 返事 hen ji - reply, answer
かえす,へん,
かえる


423 省 SEI , SHOU to reflect upon , 文部省 mon bu shou - Ministry of Education
せ い ,し ょ う to look , 各省 kaku shou - each ministry (of the govenment)
kaerimiru , haburu suffix 'government
かえりみる ,は ぶる department'
to omit , cut down


424 変 HEN change , 相変わらず ai kawarazu - same as always;
へん abnormal nothing changed
kaeru , kawaru 大変 tai hen - dreadful, terrible, very...
かえる ,かわる 変身 hen shin - metamorphosis, transformation


425 替 TAI replace 振り替え furi kae - transfer (money at post office)
たい 着替え ki gae - a change of clothes
kaeru , kawaru
かえる ,かわる




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426 換 KAN exchange 交換 kou kan - trade, exchange
かん 換気 kan ki - ventilation (exchange of air)
kaeru , kawaru
かえる ,かわる


427 係 KEI connect, in charge 関係 kan kei - relationship (between people and things)
けい 係員 kakari in - person in charge of something
kakari , kakaru
かかり,かかる


428 掛 hang, catch, call 手掛かり te gakari - a clue (in a case), scent, trail
追い掛ける oi kakeru - to chase,
kakari , kakeru , kakaru follow someone or something
かかり,かける
かかる


429 限 GEN limit 無限 mu gen - infinite
げん 制限速度 sei gen soku do - speed limit
kagiru
かぎる


430 欠 KETSU lack 欠伸 akubi - yawn, yawning
けつ 欠点 ketten - a weak point, fault
kaku , kakeru
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431 角 KAKU angle, corner, horn 三角 san kaku - triangle
かく 対角 tai kaku - diagonal
kade , tsuno 兎に角 toni kaku - anyway, anyhow, at any rate
かで, つ の 角界 kaku kai - the world of Sumo


432 客 KAKU , KYAKU guest, customer お客様 o kyaku sama - customer (said to customers)
かく ,き ゃく 来客 rai kyaku - a visitor, guest, caller
観光客 kan kou kyaku - a tourist



433 格 KAKU , KOU norm, status 人格 jin kaku - personality, character
か く ,こ う 合格 gou kaku - passing (test), success




434 確 KAKU make certain, 確か tashika - if I'm not mistaken... definite
かく certain 確認 kaku nin - affirmation, confirmation
tashika , tashikameru 未確認飛行物体 mi kaku nin hi kou buttai - UFO
たしか
たしかめる


435 革 KAKU leather, reform 改革 kai kaku - reform, reformation
かく 経済改革 kei zai kai kaku - economic reform
kawa 革命 kaku mei - revolution
かわ




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436 額 KAKU amount, forehead 金額 kin gaku - an amount of money
かく 差額 sa gaku - balance,diference, margin
hitai
ひたい


437 賢 SEN wise, clever, smart 賢明 ken mei - wisdom, intelligence
せん 賢人 ken jin - wise man
kashikoi
か しこい




438 数 SUU , SU count, number 算数 san suu - arithmetic
す う ,す 複数 fuku suu - plural
kazu , kazoeru
かず,かぞえる




439 形 KEI , GYOU shape, form, type 過去形 ka ko kei - past tense (grammar)
けい,ぎょう 人形 nin gyou - a doll
kata , katachi
かた ,か た ち


440 型 KEI type 血液型 ketsu eki gata - blood type
けい 原型 gen kei - a prototype, model
kata
かた




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441 片 HEN fragment, 片仮名 kata kana - Katakana
へん one-sided 片思い kata omoi - unrequited love, one-sided love
kata
かた


442 肩 KEN shoulder 肩凝り kata kori - stiff shoulders
けん 肩車 kata guruma - piggy back on shoulders,
kata riding on one's shoulders
かた


443 固 solid, firm, hard 固い katai - stubborn, firm
凝固点 gyou ko ten - freezing point
katai , ko , katameru ,
katamaru
か た い , こ ,か た め る
かたまる


444 難 NAN difficult, disaster 避難 hi nan - to take refuge, evacuate, run for cover
なん 食べ難い tabe nikui - hard to eat
katai , muzukashii , 有り難う arigatou - thank you
nikui
かた ,いむずかし い
にくい


445 硬 KOU hard 硬い katai - hard, firm, strong
こう 硬貨 kou ka - a coin
katai
かたい




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446 堅 KEN firm 堅い katai - hard, steadfast
けん 堅苦しい kata kurushii - formal, stiff, stuffy
katai
かたい


447 傾 KEI incline, lean 傾聴 kei chou - listen carefully
けい 耳を傾ける mimi o katamukeru
katamuku , katamukeru - to incline one's ears, to listen
かた むく
かたむける


448 勝 SHOU win, excel 打ち勝つ uchi katsu - overcoming, conquer
しょう 勝負 shou bu - a bout, fight, match
katsu , masaru
か つ ,ま さ る


449 活 KATSU active, live, 生活 sei katsu - life, living,lead a life
かつ activity 復活 fukkatsu - revival, restoration
活火山 kakkazan - an active volcano
活動 katsu dou - activity, movement


450 割 KATSU divide 一割 ichi wari - 10 percent
かつ 分割 bun katsu - partition, division
waru , wari , wareru , saku
わる,わり,われる,
さく




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451 担 TAN bear, undertake 負担 fu tan - burden, charge, responsibility
たん 担任 tan nin - person in charge of something
katsugu , ninau
かつぐ,になう


452 門 MON gate 専門 sen mon - major (university), speciality,
もん subject of study, expert
kado 入門 nyuu mon - entering an institute, introduction to...
かど


453 悲 HI sad 慈悲 ji hi - compassion, mercy
ひ 無慈悲 mu ji hi - ruthless, merciless
kanashii , kanashimu
かなしい
あなしむ


454 必 HITSU without fail 必死に hisshi ni - frantically, desperately, for one's life
ひつ 必勝 hisshou - sure victory, be certain of victory
kanarazu 必要 hitsu you - necessary, essential
かならず


455 彼 HI he, that 彼氏 kare shi - a boyfriend
ひ 彼女 kanojo - a girlfriend
kano , kare
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456 構 KOU structure, posture , 結構 kekkou - splendid, nice, it's enough
こう construct, mind, 構いません kamaimasen - I don't mind, it's ok
kamou , kamaeru put oneself in a
かもう ,かまえる posture


457 神 SHIN , JIN god, God, mind 神戸 kou be - Kobe (city in Japan)
しん,じん 精神 sei shin - mind, spirit, intention
kami , kan , kou 神様 kami sama - God
かみ,かん,こう


458 髪 HATSU hair 金髪 kin patsu - blond hair
はつ 散髪 san patsu - hair cutting
kami 共白髪 tomo shira ga - growing old together (couple)
かみ


459 辛 SHIN hard, 辛い karai - spicy hot
しん spicy hot (food) 辛い tsurai - hard, heart breaking
karai
からい


460 枯 KO to let dry , 枯れ木 kare ki - a dead tree, dry wood
こ wither 夏枯れ natsu gare - summer slump
karasu , kareru
からす,かれる




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461 絡 RAKU entwine, 連絡 ren raku - contact, communication, connection
らく to twine around 短絡 tan raku - short-circuit (electronics)
karamaru , karamu
からま る,からむ


462 軽 KEI light (weight) 軽犯罪 kei han zai - a light offence
けい 軽口 karu kuchi - a talkative person (loose mouth)
karui , karoyaka
かるい,かろやか


463 皮 HI skin 皮 kawa - skin, hide, leather, fur, pelt, bark
ひ 皮肉 hi niku - sarcasm
kawa
かわ


464 側 SOKU side 内側 uchi gawa - the in-side, interior
そく 向かい側 mukai gawa - the other side
kawa
かわ


465 乾 KAN dry 乾燥機 kan sou ki - a dryer
かん (drying machine for clothes...)
kawakasu , kawaku 乾杯 kan pai - cheers! (lit. dry cup)
かわかす,かわく




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466 寒 KAN cold, 寒中水泳 kan chuu sui ei -
かん swimming in the dead of winter
samui 防寒 bou kan - protection against the cold
さむい


467 感 KAN feeling, sense, 実感 ji kan - real feelings
かん feel 第六感 dai rokkan - the 6th sense, a hunch
女の直感 onna no chokkan - women's intuition
感じる kanjiru - to feel, experience
感謝 kan sha - thanks, gratitude
感動 kan dou - to be moved (emotionally)impressed


468 完 KAN complete, perfect 完璧 kan peki - perfect, completeness
かん 完全 kan zen - perfection, completeness
完全主義者 kan zen shu gi sha - a perfectionist (person)



469 官 KAN government 警察官 kei satsu kan - a policeman
かん 官庁 kan chou - government office




470 管 KAN pipe, control 血管 kekkan - a blood vessel
かん 管楽器 kan gakki - a wind (musical) instrument
kuda 管制塔 kan sei tou - a control tower
くだ 危機管理 ki ki kan ri - crisis control (management)




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471 関 KAN concern, barrier 関係 kan kei - a relationship
かん 玄関 gen kan - entrance to house
seki (where you take of shoes)
せき 関心 kan shin - concern, interest


472 観 KAN view 観光 kan kou - sightseeing
かん 観光ビザ kan kou biza - tourist visa




473 刊 KAN publish 月刊 gekkan - a monthly publication
かん 週刊 shuu kan - published weekly
夕刊 yuu kan - evening paper



474 慣 KAN habit, custom, 習慣 shuu kan - custom, habit, manners
かん to get used to 慣れる nareru - to become accustomed to, get used to...
nareru , narasu
なれる,ならす




475 干 KAN dry 梅干し ume boshi - umeboshi (dried sour plum)
かん 干し草 hoshi kusa - hay (dry grass)
hosu , hiru
ほす,ひる




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476 巻 KAN roll up, volume 絵巻き e maki - a scroll with pictures
かん 竜巻 tatsu maki - a tornado
maku , maki 鉢巻き hachi maki - a headband
まく,まき 巻き物 maki mono - a scroll



477 簡 KAN simple 簡単 kan tan - easy, simple
かん 簡略 kan ryaku - simplicity




478 缶 KAN a can 空缶 aki kan - an empty can
かん (drink or food can) 缶詰 kan zume - packed can, canned goods
缶切り kan kiri - a can opener




479 患 KAN sickness, 患者 kan ja - a patient
かん affection 重患 juu kan - a serious (heavy) sickness
wazurau
わ ずらう


480 丸 GAN round 日の丸 hi no maru - the Japanese flag
がん 丸見え maru mie - completely visable, see everything
maru , marui , marumeru
まる,まるい
まるめる




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481 岸 GAN (sea) shore 海岸 kai gan - seashore, coast
がん 川岸 kawa gishi - a river bank
kishi
きし


482 願 GAN wish, 念願 nen gan - one's heart's desire
がん ask a favor, 願い negai - a wish, a desire
nekau desire 願望 gan bou - desire, wish, aspiration
ねかう




483 含 GAN contain, include, 含蓄 gan chiku - significant
がん keep in one's 含み笑い fukumi warai - suppressed laugh,
fukumu , fukumeru mouth giggle, chuckle
ふくむ,ふくめる




484 記 KI write down 暗記 an ki - memorize, learning by heart
き 日記 nikki - a diary
shirusu 創世記 sou sei ki - Genesis
しるす 記憶 ki oku - memory


485 期 GO , KI term expect 延期 en ki - to postpone, postponement
ご ,き 学期 gakki - a (school) term, semester
同期 dou ki - same class, entered (work, school)
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486 希 KI rare, aspire, 希望 ki bou - wish, desire, hope
き desire 希望者 ki bou sha - person wishing to do something
(join something...)



487 季 KI season 四季 shi ki - the 4 seasons
き (of the year) 季節 ki setsu - the seasons, season
季節的 ki setsu teki - seasonal



488 喜 KI joy, happy 大喜び oo yorokobi - great joy
き 喜び歌う yorokobi utau - joyfully singing
yorokobu
よろこぶ


489 機 KI machine, 機械 ki kai - a machine
き occasion 乾燥機 kan sou ki - a dryer, drying machine
hata 危機 ki ki - crisis
はた 自動販売機 ji dou han bai ki - a vending machine
(drinks...)
扇風機 sen puu ki - an electric fan


490 規 KI rule, 規格 ki kaku - norm, standard
き regulation, 規則 ki soku - rule, regulations
compass




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491 寄 KI to approach, 年寄り toshi yori - the aged, old people
き to drop in, 言い寄る ii yoru - to court, to make a pass
yoru , yoseru to gather ,
よ る ,よ せ る contribute,
to draw up a chair


492 机 KI desk 机 tsukue - desk
き 机上の空論 ki jou no kuu ron - amchair theory;
tsukue academic gossip, empty theory
つくえ


493 議 GI discuss, 会議 kai gi - a meeting, conference
ぎ debate 不思議 fu shi gi - strange, mysterious
議会 gi kai - Diet, congress, parliament



494 技 GI skill 裏技 ura waza - underhanded trick, secret trick
ぎ 特技 toku gi - a special skill
waza 技術 gi jutsu - technology, technique, art
わざ


495 消 SHOU extinguish, 解消 kai shou - to cancel, cancellation
しょう put out, spend 消える kieru - to vanish
kieru , kesu 消しゴム keshi gomu - an eraser
きえる,けす




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496 利 RI advantage, 権利 ken ri - right, privilege
り profit 勝利 shou ri - victory, win,triumph
kiku 便利 ben ri - convenient, handy, useful
きく




497 効 KOU effect, 効果 kou ka - effectiveness, result
こう efficiency 効果的 kou ka teki - effective, successful
kiku
きく




498 兆 CHOU trillion (US) 兆し kizashi - a sign, omen
ちょう billion (Eng) 前兆 zen chou - omen, premonition
kizashi , kizasu sign, symptom
きざし,きざす


499 刻 KOKU engrave, carve, 深刻 shin koku - serious
こく to cut fine 遅刻 chi koku - lateness, to be late
kizamu
きざむ


500 築 CHIKU to build , 改築 kai chiku - reconstruction
ちく construction 建築 ken chiku - construction
kizuku 修築 shuu chiku - renovation, resoration, repair
きずく




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501 競 KYOU , KEI compete 競泳 kyou ei - swimming race
きょう,けい (in a race...) 競技 kyou gi - a match, game
kisou , seru 競争 kyou sou - competition
きそう,せる


502 喫 KITSU inhale, drink 受動喫煙 ju dou kitsu en - passive smoke
きつ 喫茶店 kissaten - coffee house, coffee shop




503 詰 KITSU to call to account , 缶詰 kan zume - canned food, canning
きつ to cram, すし詰め sushi zume - packed in like sushi (sardines)
tsumeru , tsumaru , tsumu to put close to,
つめる,つまる to shorten
つ む


504 決 KETSU to be decided , 解決 kai ketsu - solution, settlement
けつ decide 決議 ketsu gi - vote, decide
kimaru , kimeru 雨天決行 u ten kekkou - even in case of rain, will proceed
きまる,きめる (not cancelled)


505 君 KUN you (familiar) , 諸君 sho kun - Ladies & Gentlemen!
くん ruler, 君 kimi - you
kimi added to (to girls - be careful can be consided a little rude)
きみ names of boys




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506 逆 GYAKU reverse, opposite 逆さま saka sama - up-side down
ぎゃく 逆効果 gyaku kou ka - back fire,
sakarau , saka opposite of what was hoped for
さ か ら う ,さ か 逆説 gyaku setsu - paradox


507 級 KYUU grade 一級 ikkyuu - 1st class, 1st grade
きゅう 高級 kou kyuu - high class (expensive)
上級 jou kyuu - advanced level, upper class
武士階級 bu shi kai kyuu - the warrior class


508 球 KYOU ball 卓球 takkyuu - ping pong, table tennis
きょう 地球 chi kyuu - the Earth
tama
たま


509 求 KYOU seek 探求 tan kyuu - a quest, pursuit
きょう 要求 you kyuu - to demand, request
motomeru 求愛 kyuu ai - courting
もとめる 求職 kyuu shoku - searching for a job, job-hunting


510 泣 KYOU cry 感泣 kan kyuu - to be moved to tears
きょう 泣き笑い naki warai - a tearful smile,
naku smile through one's tears
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511 救 KYOU save, rescue 救急車 kyuu kyuu sha - an ambulance
きょう 救世主 kyuu sei shu - Messiah, Savior
sukuu 救命 kyuu mei - life saving
すく う


512 給 KYUU supply, pay 給食 kyuu shoku - school lunch
きゅう 給料日 kyuu ryou bi - pay day




513 久 KYUU , KU long time 久しぶり hisashiburi - it's been a long time
きゅう,く 永久歯 ei kyuu shi - permanant tooth
hisashii
ひさしい


514 旧 KYUU old, former 復旧 fukkyuu - restoration, rehabilitation
きゅう 旧姓 kyuu sei - maiden name (former name)
旧約聖書 kyuu yaku sei sho - the Old Testament



515 吸 KYUU suck, 深呼吸 shin ko kyuu - deep breath
きゅう breathe in 人工呼吸 jin kou ko kyuu - artificial respiration,
suu mouth to mouth
すう




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516 許 KYO permit, 運転免許 un ten men kyo - drivers licence
きょ pardon, 許し yurushi - pardon, forgiveness, permission
yurusu forgive 許可 kyo ka - permission, approval
ゆるす


517 魚 GYO fish 金魚 kin gyo - goldfish
ぎょ 飛魚 tobi uo - flying fish
sakana , uo 人魚 nin gyo - mermaid, merman
さ か な ,う お


518 清 SEI , SHOU clean, clear, pure 清水 shi mizu - spring water
せい,しょう 清明 sei mei - pure & clean
kiyoi , kiyomaru , kiyomeru
きよ い, きよまる,
きよめる


519 橋 KYOU bridge 石橋 ishi bashi - stone bridge
きょう 歩道橋 ho dou kyou - pedestrian bridge
hashi
はし


520 共 KYOU together 公共 kou kyou - public, community
きょう と共に to tomo ni - together with
tomo 共産 kyou san - communist
とも




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521 協 KYOU cooperate 協会 kyou kai - association,society, organization
きょう 日本放送協会 nippon hou sou kyou kai -
NHK (public television in Japan)



522 経 KYOU , KEI manage, 経営 kei ei - management
きょう,けい passage 経験 kei ken - experience
heru circles of longitude 経済 kei zai - economics, business
へる


523 境 KYOU , KEI boundary, 環境 kan kyou - environment
きょう,けい border line, 境界 kyou kai - boundary
sakai situation
さかい


524 供 KYOU , KU attendant , 子供 kodomo - child, children
きょう,く offer 供給 kyou kyuu - supply, provision
tomo , sonaeru 供え物 sonae mono - an offering
とも,そなえる


525 胸 KYOU chest (body part) 胸毛 muna ge - chest hairs
きょう 胸部 kyou bu - chest area
mune , muna
む ね ,む な




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526 叫 KYOU shout 叫び sakebi - a shout, scream
きょう 雄叫び otakebi - a war cry,roar
sakebu
さけぶ


527 況 KYOU conditions, 状況 jyou kyou - circumstances, situation
きょう state of things, 準備状況 jun bi jyou kyou - preliminary conditions,
still more initial conditions



528 狭 KYOU narrow 狭苦しい sema kurushii - cramped, to small of a place
きょう 肩身が狭い kata mi ga semai - feeling ashamed
semai , sebameru ,
sebamaru
せまい,せばめる,
せばまる


529 挟 KYOU hold between, 洗濯挟み sentaku basami - clothes pin
きょう clasp 小耳に挟む ko mimi ni hasamu - to happen to overhear
hasamu , hasamaru
はさむ,はさまる


530 曲 KYOKU music, song, 一曲 ikkyoku - a tune, one song
きょく curve, turn カバー曲 kaba- kyoku - a cover, remake of a song
magaru , mageru 曲がり道 magari michi - a winding road
まがる,まげる




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531 局 KYOKU bureau, 結局 kekkyoku - after all, in the end
きょく segment 米航空宇宙局 bei kou kuu u chuu kyoku - NASA (USA)
放送局 hou sou kyoku - broadcasting office




532 極 KYOKU , GOKU extreme, pole 積極 sekkyoku - positive
きょく (north and south) 南極 nan kyoku - the South Pole, Antarctic
kiwameru , kiwamaru , 北極 hokkyoku - the North Pole
kiwami
きわめる,きわまる,
きわみ


533 玉 GYOKU gem, jewel, 五百円玉 go hyaku en dama - 500 yen coin
ぎょく round object 水玉 mizu tama - a drop of water
tama お手玉 o te dama - juggling
たま


534 際 SAI verge, occasion 交際 kou sai - company, association
さい 国際 koku sai - international
kiwa 実際 jissai - actual condition, practical
きわ


535 均 KIN even, level 平均 hei kin - equilibrium, balance,average
きん 平均寿命 heikin jyu myou - life expectancy




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536 禁 KIN prohibit, 禁煙 kin en - no smoking!
きん not allowed 禁煙車 kin en sha - non-smoking car
禁止 kin shi - prohibited, not allowed



537 勤 KIN , GON service 勤務 kin mu - duty, service
きん,ごん 勤務者 kin mu sha - workers, men on duty
tsutomeru , tsutomaru 勤労 kin rou - labor, exertion
つとめる,つとまる


538 区 KU district, ward 行政区 gyou sei ku - administrative district
く 区別 ku betsu - distinction, to make a distinction




539 苦 KU suffering , 労苦 rou ku - labor, toil, hardship
く bitter , 暑苦しい atsu kurushii - sweltering hot
kurushii , kurushimu , painful 寝苦しい ne gurushii - unable to sleep well
kurushimeru , nigai , 御苦労様 go ku rou sama - good work!
nigaru Thanks for your labors
くるしい,くるしむ,
くるしめる,にが い,
にがる


540 庫 KU , KO storehouse 倉庫 sou kou - a warehouse
く,こ 冷蔵庫 rei zou ko - refrigerator




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541 紅 KU , KOU crimson 口紅 kuchi beni - lipstick
く ,こ う 紅海 kou kai - the Red Sea
beni , kurenai
べに,くれない


542 具 GU tool , 雨具 ama gu - rain gear (umbrella, raincoat...)
ぐ utensil , 家具 ka gu - furniture (lit. house equipment)
ingredients 道具 dou gu - tool, equipment, implement
具合 gu ai - condition
具体的 gu tai teki - concrete, definite, tangible


543 偶 GUU by chance , 配偶者 hai guu sha - spouse
ぐう couple , 配偶者ビザ hai guu sha biza - spousal visa
even numbers 偶然 guu zen - by chance, unexpectantly
偶像 guu zou - idol, statue


544 隅 GUU nook, corner 片隅 kata sumi - corner, nook
ぐう 隅々 sumi zumi - every nook & corner
sumi
すみ


545 草 SOU grass 海草 kai sou - seawead
そう 道草 を食う michi kusa o kuu - to loiter on the way,
kusa to stop and eat the grass
くさ (take your time coming home stopping where ever)




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546 薬 YAKU medicine , 毒薬 doku yaku - poison
やく a drug 解毒薬 ge doku yaku - antidote
kusuri 投薬 tou yaku - dosage
くすり 鼻薬 hana gusuri - bribe, hush money


547 掘 KUTSU to dig 掘り出し物 hori dashi mono - a good find,
くつ a bargain, good buy
horu 掘る horu - to dig, excavate
ほる


548 配 HAI distribute, 支配 shi hai - to rule, control, direct
はい deliver 指名手配 shi mei te hai - search for a suspect, wanted...
kubaru 心配 shin pai - worry, concern
くばる 別配達 betsu hai tatsu - special delivery


549 首 SHU head , neck 足首 ashi kubi - ankle
しゅ 自首 ji shu - surrender, give oneself up
kubi 首相 shu shou - Prime Minister
くび


550 組 SO organize, 番組 ban gumi - program (TV)
そ assemble 組み合わせる kumi awaseru - to put together,
kumi , kumu to assemble
く み ,く む




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551 曇 DON cloudy 曇り kumori - cloudy (weather)
どん 雨曇り ama gumori - overcast weather
kumori
くもり


552 蔵 ZOU store , 冷蔵庫 rei zou ko - refrigerator
ぞう warehouse , 愛蔵 ai zou - treasured, cherished
kura to own ,
くら to have


553 暮 BO dusk, 暮れ kure - year end, sunset, nightfall
ぼ to grow dark , 言い暮らす ii kurasu - spend the time talking,
kurasu , kureru live, pass time by chatting
くらす,くれる to make a living


554 比 HI compare 比較 hi kaku - comparison
ひ 比較的小 hi kaku teki shou - comparatively small,
kuraberu relatively small
くらべる


555 訓 KUN instruct 遺訓 i kun - dying instructions
くん 音訓 on kun - kanki readings
訓練 kun ren - practice, drill




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556 軍 GUN army, military 救世軍 kyuu sei gun - the Salvation Army
ぐん 将軍 shou gun - Shogun, general
軍歌 gun ka - war song



557 群 GUN group , 群衆 gun shuu - a multitude, crowd, mob
ぐん crowd 群馬県 gun ma ken - Gunma Prefecture
mureru , mure
むれる,むれ


558 毛 MOU hair 赤毛 aka ge - red head, red hair
もう 髪の毛 kami no ke - hair (on head)
ke 鼻毛 hana ge - nose hair
け 毛虫 ke mushi - caterpillar


559 景 KEI scene 景色 kei shiki - scenery, landscape
けい 全景写真 zen kei sha shin - panoramic phot




560 警 KEI gaurd against, 警察 kei satsu - police
けい warn 警衛 kei ei - guard, patrol, escort
警官 kei kan - a policeman
警告 kei koku - a warning




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561 芸 GEI art, skill 隠し芸 kakushi gei - hidden talent
げい 芸者 gei sha - geisha
芸術 gei jutsu - art, the arts
芸術的 gei jutsu teki - artistic


562 迎 GEI meet, 歓迎 kan gei - welcome,reception
げい welcome 迎え撃つ mukae utsu - meet the enemy, ambush, attack
mukaeru 迎撃 gei geki - ambush attack
むかえる


563 劇 GEKI drama 演劇 en geki - theatrical play
げき 劇的 geki teki - dramatic




564 血 KETSU blood 出血 shukketsu - bleeding
けつ 鼻血 hana ji - nose bleed
chi



565 結 KETSU tie, conclude 結果 kekka - result, consequence
けつ 結婚 kekkon - marriage
musubu , yuu , yuwaeru 結論 ketsu ron - conclusion
むすぶ,ゆう,
ゆわえる




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566 険 KEN danger, 危険 ki ken - danger, peril
けん steep 健康保険 ken kou ho ken - health insurance
kewashii 探検 tan ken - exploration
けわしい 冒険 bou ken - adventure, risk, venture


567 県 prefecture 各県 kaku ken - all prefectures
福井県 fukui ken - Fukui prefecture
ken 県庁 ken chou - prefectural head office
けん 県立 ken ritsu - prefectural ~, (built by the prefecture)


568 件 KEN matter 条件 jyou ken - conditions, terms
けん 労働条件 rou dou jou ken - working conditions




569 券 KEN ticket, 証券 shou ken - securities, bonds
けん certificate, 商品券 shou hin ken - gift certificate
coupon 旅券 ryo ken - passport



570 検 examine 車検 sha ken - car inspection ($$$)
探検 tan ken - explore, expedition
ken 検査 ken sa - inspection, examination
けん 検事 ken ji - public prosecutor




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571 権 KEN right, 議決権 gi ketsu ken - right to vote
けん power 特権 tokken - privilege, special right
権利 ken ri - right, privilege



572 軒 KEN eaves 軒 noki - eaves (of a house)
けん 軒下 noki shita - under the eaves
noki
のき


573 原 GEN original , 野原 no hara - a field
げん plain 原因 gen in - the cause
hara 原子 gen shi - atom
はら


574 減 GEN decrease 削減 saku gen - cut, reduction
げん 腹減った hara hetta - I'm hungry.
heru , herasu (my stomach is empty.)
へる,へらす


575 粉 FUN powder 花粉 ka fun - pollen
ふん 小麦粉 ko mugi ko - flour
ko , kona 火の粉 hi no ko - sparks (from a fire)
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576 戸 KO door 網戸 ami do - a screen door, window screen
こ 江戸 e do - Edo, old name for Tokyo.
to 引き戸 hiki do - a sliding door



577 湖 KO lake 人造湖 jin zou ko - a man-made lake
こ 琵琶湖 bi wa ko - Lake Biwa,
mizumi the largest inland lake in Japan
みずうみ


578 個 KO individual 個人的 ko jin teki - personal, individual,
こ 個人タクシー ko jin takushi- - privately owned taxi




579 呼 KO call 呼吸 ko kyuu - breath, respiration
こ 呼び出し yobi dashi - to call out, to call
yobu (someone or something)
よぶ


580 雇 KO employ, 雇い主 yatoi nushi - an employer
こ to hire 雇い人 yotoi nin - an employee
yatou 雇う yatou - to hire, to employ
やとう




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581 互 GO reciprocal, 互いに tagai ni - together with, mutually
ご mutual, 交互 kou go - mutual, reciprocal, alternate
tagai each other
たがい


582 恋 REN love 初恋 hatsu koi - first love, puppy love
れん 恋しい koishii - to miss..., beloved, dear
koi , kou , koishii 恋人 koi bito - lover, sweatheart
こい,こう,
こいしい


583 濃 NOU thick 濃い koi - think, strong, deep (color)
のう 濃淡 nou tan - light and shade (of colors), shading
koi
こい


584 光 KOU light 栄光 ei kou - glory
こう 稲光 ina bikari - a flash of lightning
hikaru , hikari 観光 kan kou - sightseeing, tourism
ひかる, ひかり 竹光 take mitsu - a bamboo sword


585 向 KOU turn toward 方向 hou kou - direction, way
こう 向こう mukou - over there, beyond, the other side
muku , mukeru , 方向音痴 hou kou on chi - no sense of directions
mukau , mukou




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586 幸 KOU happiness, 幸福 kou fuku - happiness
こう happy 幸運 kou un - good fortune, happiness
saiwai , sachi , shiawase
さいわい,
さち,しあわせ


587 港 KOU port, 空港 kuu kou - airport
こう harbor 香港 hon kon - Hong Kong
minato 海港 kai kou - a sea port
みなと


588 好 KOU like, 友好 yuu kou - friendship
こう favorable 色好い iro yoi - good, encouraging, friendly
konomu , suku 大好き dai suki - like very much, love
このむ,すく 好奇心 kou ki shin - curiosity, inquisitiveness


589 航 KOU navigate 航海 kou kai - voyage, sailing
こう 米国航空宇宙局 bei koku kou kuu u chuu kyoku - NASA




590 候 season, 居候 i sourou - a lodger who pays nothing for his stay
serve 気候 ki kou - climate, weather conditions
kou , sousou
こう,そうそう




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591 耕 KOU till, 晴耕雨読 sei kou u doku - on fine days work the farm,
こう plow, on rainy days read a book
tagayasu cultivate 耕作 kou saku - cultivation, farming
た がやす


592 鉱 KOU ore, mine 金鉱 kin kou - a gold mine
こう 炭鉱 tan kou - a coal mine
鉱物学 kou butsu gaku - mineralogy



593 講 KOU lecture 講演 kou en - lecture
こう 講師 kou shi - lecturer
講談 kou dan - story-telling



594 更 KOU renew, 夜更かし yo fukashi - stay up late, a night owl
こう to change, 更に sara ni - furthermore, what's more, again...
sara , fukeru , fukasu to reform, 更改 kou kai - reform, renewal, renovation
さら,ふける,
ふかす


595 肯 KOU assent, 首肯 shu kou - assent, consent
こう consent 肯定的 kou tei teki - affirmative




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596 郊 KOU suburb 近郊 kin kou - suburbs, the outskirts
こう 郊外 kou gai - suburbs, the outskirts




597 号 GOU number, 青信号 ao shin gou - a green (blue) signal light
ごう signal, 暗号 an gou - code, password, cryptic message
sign 記号 ki gou - symbol, mark, code
背番号 se ban gou - number on player's back


598 被 HI be subject to, 被害 hi gai - damage
ひ to suffer 被害者 hi gai sha - a victim, sufferer
koumuru , kaburu (damage),
こうむる,かぶる to receive ,
to wear (a hat)


599 声 SEI , SHOU voice 歌声 uta koe - singing voice
せい,しょう 裏声 ura goe - falsetto
koe , kowa 鼻声 hana goe - nasal voice, speaking through the nose
こ え ,こ わ


600 超 CHOU surpass, 超 chou - super, ultra, prefix meaning very (kind of slangish)
ちょう very 超音速 chou on soku - supersonic speed
koeru , kosu
こ え る ,こ す




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601 氷 HYOU ice かき氷 kaki goori - chipped ice (sweet dessert)
ひょう 氷山 hyou zan - iceberg
koori , hi 氷柱 tsurara - icicle
こおり,ひ 氷点 hyou ten - freezing point


602 凍 TOU to freeze 冷凍 rei tou - refrigeration, freezing
とう 凍結機 tou ketsu ki - freezer
kooru , kogoeru
こおる,こごえる


603 谷 KOKU valley 谷間 tani ai - valley
こく 谷底 tani soko - the bottom of a valley
tani
たに


604 告 KOKU notify 警告 kei koku - a warning
こく 広告 kou koku - advertisement
tsugeru 報告 hou koku - report, information
つげる


605 腰 YOU waist, hip 腰掛け koshi kake - a bench, stool, chair
よう 腰弱 koshi yowa - weak kneed
koshi
こし




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606 骨 KOTSU bone 拳骨 gen kotsu - a fist
こつ 顎骨 ago bone - jaw bone
hone
ほね


607 断 DAN cut off, 横断 ou dan - cross (a street)
だん resolve 決断 ketsu dan - decision, determination
kotowaru , tatsu
ことわる,たつ


608 細 SAI small, fine, 細菌 sai kin - germs
さい minute , 細工 sai ku - workmanship, craft
komaka , komakai , slender, thin (used as a suffix for type of workmanship)
hosoi , hosoru 委細面談 i sai men dan - details when we meet.
こま か,こまかい, (official sounding)
ほそい,ほそる


609 困 be in trouble 困難 kon nan - difficulty,distress
困惑 - bewilderment
komaru , kon
こまる,こん




610 込 into, 折り込み iri komi - a foldout, insertion
be crowded 税込み zei komi - tax included
komu , komeru 飛び込み tobi komi - a leap, jump,plunge, dive
こむ,こめる




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611 米 BEI , MAI rice, 中米 chuu bei - Central America
べい,まい America 日米 nichi bei - Japan and America
kome
こめ


612 殺 SATSU , SAI , SETSU kill 暗殺 an satsu - assassination
さつ,さい,せつ 必殺 hissatsu - a certain kill
korosu
ころす


613 怖 FU fearful, 恐怖 kyou fu - dread, terror, fear
ふ scared 怖じ気 oji ke - a fear
kowai
こわい


614 根 KON root 語根 go kon - the root (origin) of a word
こん 大根 dai kon - Japanese radish
ne 屋根 ya ne - roof, housetop



615 混 KON mix, blend, 混乱 kon ran - confusion,chaos, disorder
こん associate with 混ぜる mazeru - to mix
majiru , mazaru , mazeru
まじる,まざる,
まぜる




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616 婚 KON marry, 結婚 kekkon - marriage
こん marriage 新婚 shin kon - newly wed
婚約 kon yaku - engagement



617 差 SA difference 時差 ji sa - time difference
さ 人差し指 hito sashi yubi - index finger
sasu 差し上げる sashi ageru - to offer, to give (polite)
さす 指差す yubi sasu - to point at
時差ぼけ ji sa boke - jet lag


618 査 SA look into 検査 ken sa - inspection, examination
さ 捜査 sou sa - search, investigation
探査機 tan sa ki - a probe (space)



619 砂 SA , SHA sand 砂岩 sa gan - sand stone
さ,しゃ 砂糖 sa tou - sugar
suna 砂漠 sa baku - desert
すな


620 再 SA , SAI repeat, 再建 sai ken - rebuilding, reconstruction
さ ,さ い another time, 再犯 sai han - second offense
futatabi again
ふたたび




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621 座 ZA seat, 星座 sei za - a constellation (stars)
ざ sit down 正座 sei za - sitting Japanese style, sitting correctly
suwaru 座席 za seki - a seat
すわる


622 才 SAI talent 天才 ten sai - genius, natural gift
さい 才媛 sai en - a talented woman




623 祭 SAI festival 文化祭 bun ka sai - Culture Day
さい 夏祭 natsu matsuri - Summer festival
matsuri , matsuru 祭日 sai jitsu - national holiday
まつり, まつる


624 菜 SAI vegetable 野菜 ya sai - vegetables
さい 山菜 san sai - edible wild plants
na



625 最 SAI most, -est 最悪 sai aku - the worst
さい 最近 sai kin - recently, these days
mottomo 最高 sai kou (not psycho) - the highest, the best,
もっとも the supreme




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626 妻 SAI wife 愛妻 ai sai - beloved wife
さい 稲妻 ina zuma - lightning
tsuma
つま


627 採 SAI pick, 採取 sai shu - picking, collecting, gathering, harvesting
さい gather 採点 sai ten - grading, marking
toru
とる


628 済 SAI settle, 経済 kei zai - economics, business, economy
さい relieve 救済 kyuu sai - relief, rescue, help
sumu , sumasu
すむ,すます


629 歳 SAI , SEI year, 何歳 nan sai - how old?
さい,せい age suffix 万歳 ban zai - Hurrah!, Cheers! live 10,000 years!




630 財 SAI , ZAI wealth 私財 shi zai - private property
さい,ざい 財産 zai san - property, fortune, assets
財布 sai fu - wallet




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631 材 ZAI timber, 教材 kyou zai - teaching materials
ざい materials 木材 moku zai - lumber, timber, wood




632 罪 ZAI sin, 罪悪 zai aku - a crime
ざい crime 罪人 tsumi bito - a sinner
tsumi
つみ


633 坂 HAN slope 坂 saka - slope, hill
はん 坂道 saka michi - a hill road
saka
さか


634 酒 SHU sake, 酒 sake - sake
しゅ alcohol 酒屋 saka ya - dealer of sake, alcohol (notice saKA)
sake
さけ


635 探 TAN probe, 探求 tan kyuu - quest, pursuit
たん search 探検 tan ken - explore, exploration
sagasu , saguru 探偵 tan tei - detective
さがす,さぐる




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636 捜 SOU look for 捜査 sou sa - search, investigation
そう 捜査本部 sou sa hon bu -
sagasu criminal investigation headquarters
さがす


637 杯 HAI cup, 杯 sakazuki - a wine cup, goblet
はい counter for cups 一杯 ihhai - one cup (of drink)
sakazuki
さかずき


638 咲 bloom, 咲き誇る saki hokoru - to be in full bloom
come out 咲く saku - to bloom
saku (flowers),
さく blossom


639 昨 SAKU yesterday, 昨日 saku jitsu - yesterday
さく last... (note: this is also the kanji for kinou)
昨晩 saku ban - last night



640 冊 SAKU , SATSU card, 冊数 sassuu - number of books
さく,さ つ volume, 三冊 san satsu - 3 books
counter for books




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641 支 SHI to support, 支局 shi kyoku - branch office (tv stations... ~kyoku))
し branch 支配 shi hai - to rule, control, direct
sasaeru
ささえる


642 刺 SHI to stab 刺激的 shi geki teki - stimulating
し (with a knife) 刺される sasareru - to be stabbed
sasaru , sasu
ささる,さす


643 指 SHI to point , 指し示す sashi shimesu - to point to,
し finger to indicate, to show
sasu , yubi 指揮者 shi ki sha - (music) conductor
さ す, ゆ び


644 定 TEI , JOU fix, 定冠詞 tei kan shi - the definate article (the)
て い , じょう decide, 定期 tei ki - a fixed term (period of time)
sadaka , sadameru , to establish 定規 jyou gi - a ruler (for measuring)
sadamaru
さだか,さだめる,
さだまる


645 札 SATSU bill, 札 satsu - paper money
さつ paper money ,
fuda tag,
ふだ label, ticket




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646 刷 SATSU print 刷り込む suri komu - to insert (illustration), to stencil
さつ 刷毛 ha ke - paint brush
suru
する


647 察 SATSU inspect, 警察 kei satsu - police
さつ guess 観察 kan satsu - observation




648 雑 ZATSU rough mixed 雑誌 zasshi - magazine
ざつ 複雑 fukuzatsu - complicated, complexity
zou
ぞう


649 様 YOU formal title, 様々 sama zama - various
よう mode 様子 you su - state, appearance
sama
さま


650 冷 REI cold 冷たい tsumetai - cold to the touch
れい 冷たい rei gai - damage due to the cold
samasu , sameru , 冷戦 rei sen - the cold war
tsumetai , hieru , hiyasu
さま す,さめる,
つめたい,ひえる,
ひやす




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651 皿 SARA plate, 皿洗い機 sara arai ki -a dishwasher machine
さら dish 皿 sara - dish, plate




652 触 SHOKU touch, 触れ合い fure ai - to get in touch, to get to know
しょく feel 触る sawaru - to touch
sawaru , fureru
さわる,ふれる


653 算 SAN to calculate 算数 san su - arithmetic
さん 算盤 soroban - abacus (non-regular reading)




654 参 SAN attend 参った maitta - I'm beat, I give up
さん 参加 san ka - participation, to participate
mairu
まいる


655 散 SAN to scatter 散らかる chirakaru - messy, to lie scattered about
さん 散髪 san patsu - hair cut,. cutting hair
chiru , chirasu , 散歩 san po - a stroll, a walk
chirakasu , chirakaru
ちる,ちらす,
ちらかす,ちらかる




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656 賛 SAN approve, 賛否 san pi - for & against, yes and no
さん praise 賛美歌 san bi ka - hymn, praise song




657 残 ZAN remain, 残り物 nokori mono - left over (usually food)
ざん ruthless 残念 zan nen - that's too bad, it's a shame
nokoru , nokosu
のこる,のこす


658 次 SHI next 次のように tsugi no you ni - as follows, in the following man
し 次第 shi dai - order, immediately
ji , tsugu , tsugi
じ,つぐ,つぎ


659 歯 SHI tooth 歯医者 ha i sha - dentist
し 歯磨き ha migaki - toothpaste
ha



660 史 SHI history 史上 shi jyou - historical
し 史上最大 shi jyou sai dai - the greatest in history




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661 示 SHI , JI to show 指し示す sashi shisu - to indicate, to point to
し,じ 暗示 an ji - a hint, suggestion
shimesu
しめす


662 師 SHI master, 教師 kyou shi - an instructor, teacher
し teacher 講師 kou shi - a lecturer
牧師 boku shi - a pastor, minister, clergyman



663 資 SHI resources 学資 gaku shi - school fund, money needed for school
し 資格 shi kaku - qualifications, requirements, capabilities
天然資源 ten nen shi gen - natural resources



664 詞 SHI words 歌詞 ka shi - lyrics, words to a song
し 形容詞 kei you shi - adjective (grammar)
作詞 saku shi - write a song, song making
台詞 serifu - lines (of a play...), speech


665 誌 SHI magazine 雑誌 zasshi - magazine
し 日誌 nisshi - diary
釣りバカ日誌 tsuri baka nisshi - 'the diary of a fishing fool'
- a popular long running comedy movie series




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666 路 RO road 家路 ie ji - the road back home, going home
ろ 高速道路 kou soku dou ro - freeway, highway
ji



667 耳 JI ear 初耳 hatsu mimi - to hear something for the first time
じ 耳が遠い mimi ga tooi - hard of hearing, poor hearing
mimi
みみ


668 寺 JI buddhist temple 寺 tera - temple

tera
てら


669 児 JI , NI child 孤児 ko ji - an orphan
じ,に 幼児 you ji - young child, infant
児童 ji dou - children, juvenile



670 辞 JI resign, お世辞 o se ji - flattery, compliment
じ retire 辞書 ji sho - a dictionary
yameru
やめる




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671 似 JI look like, 真似 mane - to imitate (non-regular reading), mimicry
じ resemble 似顔 ni gao - likeness, portrait
niru 似合う ni au - to match, suit well (clothes...), looks good with
にる


672 除 JI , ZYO to remove 大掃除 oo sou ji - big cleaning, spring cleaning
じ , じょ 駆除 ku jo - extermination, destruction
nozoku (has no relation to steven king's cute pup)
のぞく


673 式 SHIKI ceremony, 結婚式 kekkon shiki - a wedding ceremony
しき style 最新式 sai shin shiki - the newest style
略式 ryaku shiki - informal, simplified



674 識 SHIKI know 知識 chi shiki - knowledge, information
しき 識字率 shiki ji ritsu - literacy rate




675 直 JIKI , CHOKU straight, 正直 shou jiki - honesty, integrity
じき,ちょく fix 真っ直ぐ massugu - straight ahead, going straight
tadachini , naosu , 考え直す kangae naosu - to reconsider, rethink
naoru
ただちに,なおす,
なおる




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676 静 SEI , ZYOU quiet 冷静 rei sei - calmness, cool, composure
せい,じ ょう 静電気 sei den ki - static electricity
shizu , shizuka ,
shizumaru , shizumeru
しず,しずか,
し ず ま る ,し ず め る


677 滴 TEKI drop of liquid, 水滴 sui teki - water drops
てき trickle, 点滴器 ten teki ki - a dropper
shizuku , shitataru to drip
しずく,したたる


678 沈 CHIN to sink 沈下 chin ka - sinking
ちん 沈思黙考 chin shi mokkou - lost in deep thought
shizumu , shizumeru 沈黙 chin moku - silence
しずむ,しずめる


679 湿 SHITSU damp 加湿器 ka shitsu ki - humidifier
シツ 湿気 shikke - moisture
shimeru , shimesu
しめる,しめす


680 実 JITSU real, 木の実 ki no mi - nut, berry
じつ truth 現実 gen jitsu - reality
mi , minoru to bear fruit 実現 jitsu gen - realization (of a dream)
み,みのる 真実 shin jitsu - truth




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681 島 TOU island 半島 han tou - peninsula
とう 無人島 mu jin tou - deserted island, island with no people
shima 島流し shima nagashi - exile, banishment
しま


682 閉 HEI to close 幽閉 yuu hei - imprisonment, house arrest, confinement
へい 閉会 hei kai - closing (a meeting)
shimaru , shimeru ,
tojiru , tozasu
しまる,しめる
とじる,とざす


683 捨 SHA to throw away, 使い捨て tsukai sute - disposable
しゃ discard 投げ捨てる nage suteru - to throw away
suteru
すてる


684 昔 SHAKU , SEKI old, 昔々 mukashi mukashi - a long time ago
しゃく,せき former times, (start of fairy tales)
mukashi long ago 昔話 mukashi banashi - a legend, folklore, story
むかし


685 弱 JYAKU weak, 弱震 jyaku shin - a weak earthquake
じゃく weakness 弱虫 yowa mushi - a weakling, coward
yowai , yowaru ,
yowamaru , yowameru
よ わ い ,よ わ る
よ わ ま る ,よ わ め る




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686 若 JYAKU young 若々しい waka waka shii - youthful
じゃく 若者 waka mono - young people, youth
wakai , mushikuha
わかい,むしくは


687 守 SHU , SU to protect, 留守 ru su - absence, not being home
し ゅ ,す to obey, 見守る mi mamoru - to watch over (something)
mamoru , moi to guard
まもる,もい


688 取 SHU to take 書き取り kaki tori - dictation
しゅ 尻取り shiri tori - word chain game
toru 聞き取り kiki tori - to hear, to understand,
とる to catch someone's words


689 種 SHU seed, 各種 kaku shu - every kind, all sorts
しゅ variety 種類 shurui - type, variety, a kind, category
tane
たね


690 州 SHUU a state 欧州 ou shuu - Europe (used in newspapers)
しゅう (US's states) 九州 kyuu shuu - the most southern of the 4 major
su Japanese islands
す フロリダ州 furorida shuu - the state of Florida




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691 拾 SHUU , JUU pick up 収拾 shuu shuu - settling, coping
し ゅ う じ ゅう 命拾い inochi biroi - barely escaping a dangerous situation
hirou
ひろう




692 周 SHUU around an area 周波数 shuu ha suu - frequency (of radio waves)
しゅう 周り mawari - surroundings, things (or people) around
mawari
まわり


693 船 SHUU a small boat 宇宙船 u chuu sen - space ship
しゅう 客船 kyaku sen - a passenger ship
fune , funa 黒船 kuro fune - the black ship;
ふね,ふな foreign ships in the Edo period


694 柔 JUU , NYUU soft 柔道 juu dou - Judo
じゅう,にゅ う (to the touch) 優柔不断 yuu juu fu dan - indecisiveness
yawarakai
やわらかい


695 宿 SHUKU to stay, 宿命 shuku mei - fate, destiny
しゅく lodge, 宿直 shuku choku - night watch, night gaurd
yado , yadoru , yadosu an inn
やど,やどる,
やどす




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696 述 JUTSU to speak, 申し述べる moushi noberu - to say, to state
じゅつ to state 口述 kou jutsu - verbal statement
noberu
のべる


697 術 JUTSU an art 技術 gi jutsu - technology, a technique, skill
じゅつ 読唇術 doku shin jutsu - lip reading
忍術 nin jutsu - the art of the Ninja, stealth & combat



698 順 JUN order, 従順 juu jun - obedience
じゅん a turn, 順調 jun chou - favorable, smoothness, smoothly
obey



699 準 JUN standard, 水準 sui jun - water level
じゅん a rule, 準備中 jun bi chuu - in preparation,
semi~ not open yet (business)



700 純 JUN pure, 単純 tan jun - simplicity
じゅん purity 単純に言えば tan jun ni ieba - to put it simply,
simply put...




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701 所 SHO place, 水洗便所 sui sen ben jo - flush toilet
しょ area 住所 juu sho - address (home)
tokoro 台所 dai dokoro - kitchen
ところ


702 処 SHO deal with, 処理 sho ri - managment
しょ to manage 処分 sho bun - disposal, punishment




703 署 SHO government office 消防署 shou bou sho - fire station
しょ 税務署 zei mu sho - tax office




704 諸 SHO many 諸君 sho kun - Ladies and Gentlemen!
しょ 諸国 sho koku - various countries




705 助 JO to help 救助 kyuu jo - aid, help, relief
じょ 助言 jo gen - advice, suggestion
tasukeru , tasukaru ,
suke
たすける,たすかる,
すけ




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706 章 SHOU chapter 序章 jo shou - preface
しょう (in a book) 第一章 dai isshou - the first chapter




707 焼 SHOU to burn 日焼け hi yake - sun burn
しょう 夕焼け yuu yake - sun set
yaku , yakeru 焼き鳥 yaki tori - grilled chicken
やく,やける


708 象 SHOU , ZOU image, 印象 in shou - an impression
しょう,ぞ う elephant 印象派 in shou ha - the impressionists




709 照 SHOU illuminate 照明 shou mei - illumination
しょう 対照 tai shou - contrast
teru , terasu ,
tereru
てる,てらす,
てれる


710 賞 SHOU prize, ノーベル賞 no-beru shou - the Nobel Prize
しょう award 賞品 shou hin - prize, trophy




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711 招 SHOU to invite 招き猫 maneki neko - cat that invites customers
しょう 招待 shou tai - invitation
maneku
まねく


712 性 SHOU , SEI nature, 可能性 ka nou sei - possibility, likelihood
しょう,せい gender 感性 kan sei - sensitivity, sense
特性 toku sei - characteristic



713 将 SHOU general officer 将棋 shou gi - Japanese chess (game)
しょう 将軍 shou gun - Shogun, general
将来 shou rai - the future



714 装 SHOU , SOU dress, 変装 hen sou - disguise, masquerade
しょう,そう decoration , 舗装 ho sou - pavement, surface of road
yosoou to dress,
よそおう to adorn


715 召 SHOU to summon 召し上がる meshi agaru - to eat (polite)
しょう 召し使い meshi tsukai - a servant
mesu
めす




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716 床 SHOU bed 寝床 ne doko - bed
しょう floor 万年床 man nen doko - a bed long left unmade
toko , yuka
とこ,ゆか


717 姓 SHOU , SEI surname, 旧姓 kyuu sei - former name, maiden name
しょう,せい family name 同姓 dou sei - same name




718 昇 SHOU ascend, 昇格 shou kaku - raise of status
しょう to rise, 昇給 shou kyuu - raise of salary
obaru to go up
おばる


719 紹 SHOU introduce 紹介 shou kai - introduce, introduction
しょう 自己紹介 ji ko shou kai - self-introduction




720 星 SHOU , SEI star 衛星 ei sei - satellite
しょう,せい 火星人 ka sei jin - a martian, an alien from Mars
hoshi 惑星 waku sei - a planet
ほし




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721 政 SHOU , SEI politics, 行政 gyou sei - administration
しょう,せい rule 民主政治 min shu sei ji - democratic government
matsurigoto
ま つ り ごと


722 精 SHOU , SEI refine, 無精ひげ bu shou hi ge - unshaved due to laziness
しょう,せい essence 妖精 you sei - elf, fairy




723 乗 JOU to ride, 乗っ取り nottori - hi-jack, take over, capture
じょう get on 曲乗り kyoku nori - trick riding, stunt riding
noru , noseru 波乗り nami nori - surfing, riding waves
のる,のせる


724 状 JOU form, 果たし状 hatashi jou - letter of challenge,
じょう letter challenge to a duel
招待状 shou tai jou - invitation card



725 常 JOU normal, 異常 i jou - strange, abnormal
じょう regular 非常 hi jou - emergency, unusual, extraordinary
tsune , toko
つね,と こ




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726 情 JOU , SEI condition, 愛情 ai jou - love, affection
じ ょ う ,せ い emotion 事情 ji jou - conditions, situation
nasake
なさけ


727 城 JOU a castle 万里の長城 ban ri no chou jou - the Great Wall of China
じょう 平城京 hei jou kyou - ancient Nara
shiro
しろ


728 蒸 JOU to evaporate, 蒸し暑い mushi atsui - humid & hot
じょう steam 蒸発 jou hatsu - evaporation, mysterious disappearance
musu , mureru , (of a person)
murasu
むす,むれる,
むらす


729 畳 JOU tatami mat, 畳み掛ける tatami kakeru - to press hard for an answer,
じょう to fold up ask many questions
tatami , tatamu 畳替え tatami gae - renew tatami mats, change mats
たたみ,たたむ


730 成 JOU , SEI to become, 行き成り iki nari - suddenly, without warning
じ ょ う ,せ い form, 完成 kan sei - perfect, complete
naru , nasu , achieve 賛成 san sei - approval, agreement
なる,なす




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731 職 SHOKU employment 求職 kyuu shoku - seeking employment, looking for work
しょく 辞職 ji shoku - resignation




732 調 CHOU look up, 強調 kyou chou - emphasis, stress
ちょう research, 順調 jun chou - smoothly, good, doing well
shiraberu , totonou , tone 下調べ shita shirabe - preliminary investigation
totonoeru
しらべる,ととのう,
と との え る


733 退 TAI to retreat 退嬰的 tai ei teki - conservative, unadventurous
たい 退却 tai kyaku - retreat, withdrawal
shirizoku , shirizokeru
しりぞく,
しりぞける


734 森 SHIN forest 森林 shin rin - forest
しん 森閑 shin kan - silence
mori
もり


735 申 SHIN report, 申し込み moushi komi - an application
しん call 申し訳 moushi wake - an excuse, apology
mousu
もうす




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736 身 SHIN body, 受け身 uke mi - passive (grammar)
しん self 出身 shusshin - come from, where you are from
mi



737 深 SHIN deep 奥深い oku fukai - profound (can also be: oku Bukai )
しん 深刻 shin koku - serious
fukai , fukamaru ,
fukameru
ふかい,ふかまる,
ふかめる


738 進 SHIN to advance, 一歩前進 ippo zen shin - a step forward
しん move forward 行進 kou shin - parade, march
susumu , susumeru
すすむ,すすめる


739 臣 SHIN , JIN subject, 総理大臣 sou ri dai jin - Prime Minister
しん,じん retainer 文部大臣 mon bu dai jin - Minister of Education




740 信 SHIN believe, 確信 kaku shin - confidence, conviction
しん message 信仰 shin kou - faith, creed
遭難信号 sou nan shin gou - distress signal, SOS




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741 針 SHIN needle 短針 tan shin - the hour hand,
しん the small hand (on the clock)
hari 針金 hari gane - wire
はり


742 伸 SHIN to stretch 欠伸 akubi - yawn, yawning
しん 追伸 tui shin - postscript (of a letter)
nobiru , nobasu
のびる,のばす


743 寝 SHIN to go to sleep 朝寝坊 asa ne bou - sleep too late, oversleep
しん 寝顔 ne gao - sleeping face
neru , nekasu , 寝言 ne goto - talking in your sleep
ねる,ねかす


744 震 SHIN to shake, 大地震 oo ji shin - big earthquake
しん quake 武者震い mu sha burui - shaking with excitement
furuu , furueru 地震雷火事親父 jishin kaminari kaji oyaji -
ふるう,ふるえる (proverb) the things most feared:
Earthquake, thunder, fire, and fathers


745 吹 SUI to blow 潮吹き shio fuki - the spouting of a whale
すい 花吹雪 hana fubuki - falling flowers
fuku (mainly cherry blossoms)
ふく 吹き替え版 fuki kae ban - dubbed version
(of a movie)




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746 末 MATSU , BATSU the last part, 結末 ketsu matsu - end, conclusion
まつ,ばつ end 週末 shuu matsu - weekend
sue 幕末 baku matsu - end of the Edo period
すえ


747 優 YOU excellent , 女優 jo yuu - actress
よう gentle, 優柔不断 yuu juu fu dan - indecisiveness, can't decide on th
sugureru , yasashii tender,
すぐれる,やさしい kind , nice


748 涼 RYOU cool (temp) 清涼飲料水 sei ryou in ryou sui - soft drink
りょう 清涼 sei ryou - cool, refreshing
suzushii , suzumu
すずしい,すずむ


749 炭 TAN coal, 石炭 seki tan - coal
たん charcoal 炭酸水 tan san sui - carbonated water
sumi 木炭 moku tan - charcoal
すみ


750 速 fast, 音速 on soku - the speed of sound
quick 早速 sassoku - immediately, at once

sumiyaka , soku ,
hayai , hayameru
すみやか,そく,
はやい,はやめる




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751 背 HAI back 猫背 neko ze - bent back, stooping over
はい (body part) 背番号 se ban go - number on backs of players
se , sei , somuku ,
somukeru ,
せ,せい,そむく,
そむける


752 晴 SEI fine weather 素晴らしい su barashii - wonderful
せい 晴耕雨読 sei kou u doku - work the fields on sunny days,
hareru , harasu and read on rainy days. (prover
はれる,はらす


753 制 SEI system, 規制 ki sei - regulation
せい control 無制限 mu sei gen - limitless




754 製 SEI manufactured, アメリカ製 amerika sei - made in America
せい made in ~ 木製 moku sei - made of wood




755 税 ZEI tax 関税 kan zei - customs, duty, tarrif
ぜい 税制改革 zei sei kai kaku - tax reform




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756 説 ZEI , SETSU explain 解説 kai setsu - explanation, commentary
ぜい,せつ 仮説 ka setsu - hypothesis
toku
とく


757 席 SEKI seat 運転席 un ten seki - driver seat
せき 欠席 kesseki - absence, non-attendance




758 積 SEKI to accumulate 見積もり mi tsu mori - estimation
せき 積極的 sekkyoku teki - positive, active
tsumu , tsumoru
つむ,つもる


759 責 SEKI burden, 引責辞任 in seki ji nin - taking responcibility
せき blame for one's actions and resigning
semeru 無責任 mu seki nin - irresponsibility
せめる


760 績 SEKI achievements 実績 jisseki - actual results, achievements
せき 成績表 sei seki hyou - report card




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761 隻 SEKI one of a pair; 数隻の船 suu seki no fune - several boats
せき counter for boats 一隻 isseki - one (counter for boats)




762 籍 SEKI register 国籍 koku seki - nationality
せき 本籍地 hon seki chi - permanent residence




763 雪 SETSU snow 豪雪 gou setsu - tremendous snowfall
せ つ 初雪 hatsu yuki - first snowfall (of the season)
yuki 花吹雪 hana fubuki - falling flowers
ゆ き (usually cherry blossoms)


764 設 SETSU set up 設計図 sekkei zu - blueprint, plan
せ つ モデムの設定 modemu no settei -
moukeru modem (computer) setup
もうける


765 接 SETSU to contact, 直接 choku setsu - direct, immediate
せ つ touch 面接 men setsu - interview (for a job...)
tsugu
つぐ




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766 絶 ZETSU to die out, 断絶 dan zetsu - become extinct, cease to exist
ぜつ cut off 絶頂 zecchou - peak, climax, summit
taeru , tayasu ,
tatsu
たえる,たやす,
たつ


767 線 SEN a line 境界線 kyou kai sen - boundary line
せん 曲線 kyoku sen - curve




768 専 SEN exclusive, 専売 sen bai - monopoly
せん sole 専門 sen mon - speciality, major (in university)
mobbara
もっばら


769 全 ZEN whole 安全運転 an zen un ten - safe driving
ぜん 全開 zen kai - full throttle, all the way, full speed
mottaku
もったく


770 然 ZEN , NEN yes, 偶然 guu zen - by chance
ぜん,ねん but, 自然 shi zen - nature
however 全然 zen zen - not at all, entirely




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771 祖 SO ancestor 祖国 so koku - father land, native country
そ 祖先 so sen - ancestor




772 想 SO , SOU conceive, 感想 kan sou - comments, thoughts, impressions
そ,そう image 理想的 ri sou teki - ideal, the most suited
想像 sou zou - imagination



773 総 SOU total, 総合的 sou gou teki - synthetic
そう general 総理大臣 sou ri dai jin - Prime Minister




774 窓 SOU window 窓口 mado guchi - ticket window
そう 同窓生 dou sou sei - alumni, school mates
mado
まど


775 層 SOU stratum, 階層 kai sou - class, level
そう layer 成層圏 sei sou ken - stratosphere




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776 双 SOU set of two, 双眼鏡 sou gan kyou - binoculars
そう double, 双子 futa go - twins
futa twin
ふた


777 掃 SOU sweep 清掃車 sei sou sha - garbage truck
そう 掃除機 sou ji ki - a vacuum cleaner
haku
はく


778 燥 SOU dry up 乾燥 kan sou - dried, dehydrate
そう 乾燥洗濯 kan sou sen taku - dry cleaning




779 造 ZOU to make 人造 jin zou - aritificial, man-made
ぞう 人造湖 jin zou ko - artificial lake
tsukuru 天地創造 ten chi sou zou - (God's) creation
つくる


780 増 ZOU increase 加増 ka zou - addition, increase
ぞう 倍増 bai zou - double
masu , fueru ,
fuyasu
ま す,ふえる,
ふやす




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781 像 ZOU image 現像 gen zou - developing (film)
ぞう 雪像 setsu zou - snow sculpture
想像 sou zou - imagination



782 臓 ZOU internal organ, 肝臓 kan zou - liver (body part)
ぞう entrails 心臓の鼓動 shin zou no kodou - heartbeat




783 憎 ZOU hate, 生憎 ai niku - unfortunately...
ぞう dislike 愛憎 ai zou - likes & dislikes
nikumu , nikui ,
nikurashii , nikushimi
にくむ,にくい,
にくらしい,
にくしみ


784 束 SOKU tie, 口約束 kuchi yaku soku - verbal promise
そく bundle 花束 hana taba - bouquet, bunch of flowers
taba
たば


785 則 SOKU a rule, 規則 ki soku - rule, regulation
そく law, 不規則動詞 fu kisoku dou shi - irregular verb
to act on




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786 測 SOKU to measure 計測 kei soku - measurement
そく 推測 sui soku - guess, conjecture
hakaru
はかる


787 続 ZOKU to continue 続報 zoku hou - further news, follow-up story
ぞく 永続性 ei zoku sei - durability, persistent
tsuduku , tsudukeru
つづく,つづける


788 底 SOKU bottom 心の奥底 kokoro no oku soko - the bottom of one's heart
そく 底無し穴 soko nashi no ana - bottomless pit
tei
てい


789 損 SON loss, 摩損 ma son - wear & tear
そん damage 損害保険 son gai ho ken - damage insurance
sokonau , sokoneru
そこなう,そこねる


790 卒 SOTSU graduate 卒業証書 sotsu gyou shou sho - diploma
そつ 高卒 kou sotsu - high school graduate




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791 率 SOTSU , RITSU rate, 円周率 en shuu ritsu - pi (3.14...)
そつ,りつ percentage, 確率 kaku ritsu - probability
hikiiru lead
ひきい る


792 備 BI provide 才色兼備 sai shoku ken bi -
び a woman blessed with beauty and intelligence
sonaeru , sonawaru 守備 shu bi - defense
そなえる,そなわる


793 反 HAN , BAN , TAN counter, 違反 i han - violation, infridgement
はん,ばん,たん against 反革命 han kaku mei - counter revolution
sorasu , soru
そらす,そる


794 村 SON village 漁村 gyo son - a fishing village
そん 村八分 mura hachi bu - ostracism
mura
むら


795 孫 SON grandchild 子孫 shi son - descendants
そん 孫娘 mago musume - grand-daughter
mago
まご




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796 存 SON , ZON exist 生存 sei zon - existence
そん,ぞん ご存知の通り go zon ji no toori - as you know (polite)




797 尊 SON honor, 尊敬 son kei - to respect, admire, esteem
そん respect 自尊 ji son - self-respect
tattoi , toutoi ,
tattobu , tottobu
たっとい,とうとい
たっとぶ,とっとぶ


798 太 TA , TAI big, 丸太 maru ta - log (wood)
た,たい bold , thick 太鼓 tai ko - Japanese drums, taiko
futoi , futoru to become fat
ふとい,ふとる


799 袋 TAI sack, 金袋 kana bukuro - money bag
たい bag 足袋 tabi - tabi, Japanese socks (ninja socks)
fukuro
ふくろ


800 第 DAI rank, 安全第一 an zen dai ichi - safety first
だい No. ~ 第一印象 dai ichi in shou - first impression




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801 平 HEI , BYOU flat, 公平 kou hei - fairness, justice
へい,びょう calm 平仮名 hiragana - hiragana
taira , hira 地平線 chi hei sen - horizon
たいら,ひら


802 倒 TOU topple, 面倒 men dou - trouble, difficulty
とう fall over 倒立 tou ritsu - handstand
taosu
たおす


803 宝 HOU treasure 国宝 koku hou - national treasure
ほう 宝島 takara jima - treasure island
takara
たから


804 宅 TAKU house, 自宅 ji taku - one's house
たく home 宅配便 taku hai bin - express home delivery




805 濯 TAKU to rinse 洗濯挟み sentaku basami - clothes pin
たく 洗濯物 sen taku mono - clothes to be washed




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806 竹 CHIKU bamboo 竹馬 take uma - stilts (walking on)
ちく 竹の子 take no ko - bamboo shoots
take
たけ


807 達 TATSU attain, 使徒達 shito tachi - the Apostles
たつ to arrive, 別配達 betsu hai tatsu - special delivery
tachi to reach 達人 tatsu jin - master, expert
たち plural marker


808 例 REI example 例外的 rei gai teki - exceptional
れい 例文 rei bun - example, model sentence
tatoeru
たとえる


809 頼 RAI to rely on, 依頼 irai - request, commission
らい ask 信頼性 shin rai sei - credibility, authenticity
tanomu , tanomoshii ,
tayoru
たのむ,たのもしい,
たよる


810 卵 RAN an egg 生卵 nama tamago - raw egg
らん 産卵 san ran - laying eggs
tamago
たまご




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811 民 MIN people 国民 koku min - citizens, people of a country
みん 民主主義 min shu shu gi - democracy
tami 民俗学 min zoku gaku - folklore
たみ


812 便 BEN , BIN convenient, 航空便 kou kuu bin - air mail
べん,びん post 水洗便所 sui sen ben jo - flush toilet
tayori
たより


813 短 TAN short 短歌 tan ka - a 31 syllable Japanese poem
たん 短期大学 tan ki dai gaku - 2 year college;
mijikai community college
みじかい 短調 tan chou - minor key in music


814 単 TAN single 単身赴任 tan shin fu nin - transfer without family;
たん the father working in another city
単独会見i tan doku kai ken - exclusive interview



815 談 DAN talk 怪談 kai dan - ghost story
だん 冗談抜き jou dan nuki - no joking, jesting aside




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816 段 DAN step 手段 shu dan - means, way
だん 段ボール dan bo-ru - cardboard




817 乳 NYUU milk 豆乳 tou nyuu - soy milk
にゅう 哺乳動物 ho nyuu dou butsu - mammal
chi , chichi
ち,ちち


818 恥 CHI shame ,, 恥ずかしがらないで hazukashi garanaide - don't be shy
ち shy 赤恥 aka haji - shame
hajiru , haji ,
hajirau , hazukashii
はじる,はじ,
はじらう,
はずかしい


819 畜 CHIKU livestock 家畜 ka chiku - domesticated animals, cattle
ちく 畜産 chiku san - stock breeding




820 虫 CHUU insect 毛虫 ke mushi - catepillar
ちゅう 弱虫 yowa mushi - a weakling, coward
mushi 虫眼鏡 mushi megane - magnifying glass
むし 虫歯 mushi ba - cavity (tooth)




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821 柱 CHUU pillar 氷柱 tsurara - icicle
ちゅう 電柱 den chuu - telephone poles
hashira
はしら


822 仲 CHUU intermediary 仲介者 chuu kai sha - middleman, go-between
ちゅう 仲間 naka ma - partner, friend, comrade
naka 仲好し naka yoshi - intimacy, being on good terms
なか


823 宙 CHUU outer space 宇宙基地 u chuu ki chi - space station
ちゅう 宇宙人 u chuu jin - alien, space man
宙返り chuu gaeri - somersault



824 駐 CHUU stationed 駐車場 chuu sha jou - parking lot
ちゅう 駐屯所 chuu ton jo - military station, post




825 貯 CHO lay up 貯金 cho kin - savings, save money
ちょ 貯水池 cho sui chi - reservoir (of water)




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826 庁 CHOU government 環境庁 kan kyou chou - environmental agency
ちょう agency 県庁 ken chou - prefectural headquarters




827 珍 CHIN rare 物珍しい mono mezurashii - curious
ちん 珍奇 chin ki - strange, rare, novel
mezurashii
めずらしい


828 都 SHI , TO metropolis, 首都 shu to - capital city
し,と city 姉妹都市 shi mai to shi - sister cities
miyako
みやこ


829 費 HI expense 運動費 un dou hi - campaign fund
ひ 消費者 shou hi sha - consumer
tsueru , tsuiyasu
つえる,ついやす


830 捕 HO catch , 逮捕状 tai ho jou - arrest warrant
ほ arrest 生け捕り ike dori - capture alive
tsukamaeru , toraeru ,
torawareru , toru ,
tsukamaru
つかまえる,
とら え る , とら わ れ る
とる,つかまる




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831 疲 HI tired お疲れ様 o tsukare sama - thanks! nice job
ひ 肉体疲労 niku tai hi rou - dead tired, beat & worn out
tsukarasu , tsukareru
つからす, つかれる


832 付 FU attach , 受付 uke tsuke - reception, reception desk
ふ add 寄付 ki fu - contribution, donation
tsuku , tsukeru
つく,つける


833 突 TOTSU dash , 煙突 en totsu - chimney
とつ thrust 正面衝突 shou men shou totsu - head-on collision
tsuku , 突然 totsu zen - suddenly
つく


834 包 HOU envelop, 小包 ko zutsumi - package, parcel
ほう wrap 縫い包み nui gurumi - a stuffed toy
tsutsumu , (a present)
つつむ


835 努 DO exert 努力 do ryoku - effort, endeavour
ど 努める tsutomeru - to exert oneself, make an effot
tsutomeru
つとめる




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836 務 MU duty 義務 gi mu - duty, obligation
む 医務 i mu - medical affairs
tsutomeru
つとめる


837 募 BO raise 募集 bo shuu - recruiting, taking applications
ぼ 募金 bo kin - raising of funds
tsunoru
つのる


838 粒 RYUU grain 米粒 kome tsubu - a grain of rice
りゅう 雨粒 ama tsubu - raindrop
tsubu ,
つぶ


839 連 REN link , 関連 kan ren - relation, connection
れん in succession 道連れ michi zure - a fellow traveler, travelling together
tsuranaru , tsuraneru , 連休 ren kyuu - consecutive holidays
tsureru
つ ら な る , つ ら ね る,
つれる


840 庭 TEI court , 家庭 ka tei - family, household
てい garden 石庭 seki tei - rock garden
niwa
にわ




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841 低 TEI low 背が低い se ga hikui - being short (person)
てい 最低限 sai tei gen - minimum
hikui , hikumeru ,
hikumaru ,
ひくい,ひくめる,
いくま る


842 停 TEI stop, バス停 basu tei - bus stop
てい halt 停学 tei gaku - suspend from school




843 程 TEI extent, 教科課程 kyou ka ka tei - school curriculum
てい span, 先程 saki hodo - some time ago
hodo degree
ほど


844 泥 DEI mud 泥棒 doro bou - theif, burglar
でい 雲泥の差がある。 un dei no sa ga aru -
doro there is a great difference (between...)
どろ


845 的 TEKI suffix for forming 一時的 ichi ji teki - temporary
てき adjectives 印象的 in shou teki - impressive
mato from nouns , 間接的 kan setsu teki - indirectly
まと mark, target 具体的 gu tai teki - concretly, definite




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846 適 TEKI suitable 快適 kai teki - pleasant, comfortable
てき 不適当 fu teki tou - inadequacy, unfitness




847 鉄 TETSU iron 地下鉄 chi ka tetsu - subway, underground train
てつ 鉄棒 tetsu bou - iron bar, crowbar




848 点 TEN point , 凝固点 gyou ko ten - freezing point
てん marks , 交差点 kou sa ten - intersection, crossing
dot



849 殿 TEN , DEN palace, 宮殿 kyuu den - palace
てん,でん lord 神殿 shin den - temple (Jerusalem)
tono , dono
との,どの


850 登 TO , TOU climb 登山者 to zan sha - a mountain climber
と ,と う 登場 tou jou - an appearence, entry (on stage)
noboru
のぼる




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851 徒 TO follower 使徒 shi to - apostle, disciple
と 偶像教徒的 guu zou kyou to teki - idolatrous




852 途 TO way 途中 to chuu - on the way
と 前途有望 zen to yuu bou - a promising future




853 渡 TO cross, 手渡す te watasu - to hand over, surrender
と go across 綱渡り tsuna watari - tight-rope walking
wataru , watasu 渡り鳥 watari dori - migratory bird
わたる,わたす


854 塗 TO apply on a surface 塗物 nuri mono - lacquer ware
と ペンキ塗り立て penki nuri tate - wet paint,
nutsu freshly painted
ぬつ


855 投 TOU to throw 投球 tou kyuu - pitching, throw a ball
とう 投資 tou shi - investment
nageru 投票 tou hyou - voting, to vote
なげる




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856 等 TOU equal, 高等 kou tou - high class
とう class 一等賞 ittou shou - 1st place prize
hitoshii 等身大 tou shin dai - life-sized
ひとしい


857 湯 TOU hot water お湯 oyu - hot water
とう 湯桶読み yu tou yomi - mixing on-kun readings
yu 湯気 yu ge - steam, vapour



858 灯 TOU lamp 懐中電灯 kai chuu den tou - flashlight
とう 蛍光燈 kei kou tou - fluorescent
HI



859 党 TOU party, 反対党 han tai tou - opposition party
とう sect, 民主党 min shu tou - Democratic party
group



860 到 TOU arrive 人跡未踏 jin seki mi tou - unexplored
とう 到着 tou chaku - arrival




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861 逃 TOU to escape 夜逃げ yo nige - night flight; fleeing in the night
とう 敵前逃亡 teki zen tou bou - fleeing before the enemy,
nigeru , nigasu , see the enemy and run
nogasu , nogareru 逃亡者 tou bou sha - fugitive
に げ る ,に が す ,
の が す ,の が れ る


862 盗 TOU to steal 強盗 gou tou - burglary, robbery
とう 盗作 tou saku - plagiarism
nusumu 盗賊 tou zoku - thief
ぬす む


863 筒 TOU tube 円筒 en tou - a cylinder
とう 水筒 sui tou - a canteen, flask, water bottle
tsutsu 返信用封筒 hen shin you fuu tou - SASE,
つつ self-addressed stamped envelope


864 塔 TOU tower 管制塔 kan sei tou - control tower
とう バベルの塔 baberu no tou - the Tower of Babel




865 童 DOU child お河童 okappa - bobbed hairstyle
どう 河童 kappa - Japanese mythical water creature
warabe 童話 dou wa - a children's story, fairy tale
わら べ




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866 働 TOU work 働き中毒 hataraki chuu doku - a workaholic,
とう work + poisoning
hataraku 働き蜂 hataraki bachi - a worker bee
はたらく


867 銅 DOU copper, 銅メダル dou medaru - a bronze medal
どう bronze 銅山 dou zan - copper mine




868 導 TOU to lead, 個人指導 ko jin shi dou - personal guidance, tutoring
とう guide 盲導犬 mou dou ken - seeing eye dog
michibiku
みちびく


869 溶 YOU to dissolve, 溶岩 you gan - lava
よう melt 水溶性 sui you sei - water soluble
tokasu , tokeru ,
toku
とかす,とける,
とく


870 毒 DOKU poison 働き中毒 hataraki chuu doku - workaholic,
どく work poisoning
毒見 doku mi - tasting for poison (for a king...)
解毒剤 ge doku zai - antidote




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871 独 DOKU alone 独りぼっち hitori bocchi - lonely
どく 独身 doku shin - unmarried, bachelor
hitori
ひとり


872 届 deliver, 見届ける mi todokeru - to assure oneself, to make sure
reach 届け出 todoke de - report, notification
todoku , todokeru
とどく,とどける


873 飛 HI to fly 飛び火 tobi hi - flying sparks
ひ 飛魚 tobi uo - flying fish
tobasu , tobu 空飛ぶ円盤 sora tobu en ban - flying saucer
とばす, とぶ


874 留 RYUU , RU keep, 留学生 ryuu gaku sei - overseas student,
り ゅ う ,る stay person studying abroad
tomaru , tomeru 居留守 i ru su - pretending to be out,
とまる,とめる pretending to not be in


875 泊 HAKU to stay overnight 一泊 ippaku - staying one night
はく 外泊 gai haku - staying overnight away from home
tomaru , tomeru
とまる,とめる




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876 富 FU , FUU rich 富士山 fu ji san - Mt. Fuji
ふ , ふう 豊富 hou fu - abundance, wealth, plenty
tomi , tomu
とみ,とむ


877 鈍 DON dull 鈍器 don ki - a blunt weapon
どん 鈍間 noro ma - a dunce, dull person
nibui , niburu
にぶい,にぶる


878 無 MU , BU without, 限り無い kagiri nai - limitless, unbound
む,ぶ nothing 仕方が無い shi kata ga nai - it can't be helped
nai ,
ない


879 亡 BOU, MOU decease, 敵前逃亡 teki zen tou bou - deserting in the
ぼ う ,も う dead face of the enemy, retreating under enemy fire
nai , 逃亡者 tou bou sha - fugitive, runaway
ない


880 流 RYUU flow, 島流し shima nagashi - banished to a island
りゅう current 国際交流 koku sai kou ryuu - international exchange
nagareru , nagasu
な がれる,ながす




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881 鳴 MEI a cry, 悲鳴 hi mei - a scream, shriek
めい sound 大山鳴動 tai zan mei dou - a great trouble, big fuss
naku , naru , narasu (from a bird...)
な く ,な る , な ら す


882 波 HA wave 音波 on pa - sound wave
は 津波 tsu nami - tsunami, tidal wave
nami 波乗り nami nori - surfing, riding the waves
なみ


883 並 HEI line up 足並み ashi nami - to pace, step
へい 家並み ie nami - a row of houses
nami , naraberu ,
narabu , narabini
なみ,ならべる,
ならぶ,ならびに


884 涙 RUI a tear 嬉し涙 ureshi namida - tears of joy
るい 血も涙もない chi mo namida mo nai -
namida cold-blooded,heart of stone
なみだ


885 悩 NOU suffer, 恋の悩み koi no nayami - love worries
のう worry 思い悩む omoi nayamu - to worry
nayamasu , nayamu
なやます,なやむ




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886 軟 NAN soft 軟式テニス nan shiki tenisu - soft-ball tennis
なん 軟着陸 nan chaku riku - soft landing
yawaraka , yawarakai
やわらか,
やわらかい


887 任 NIN office, 辞任 ji nin - resignation
にん entrust 任天堂 nin ten dou - Nintendo (game maker)
makaseru , makasu (a job to)
まかせる,まかす


888 認 NIN recognize 未確認 mi kaku nin - unconfirmed
にん 未確認飛行物体 mikakunin hi kou buttai - UFO
mitomeru 否認 hi nin - denial
みとめる


889 抜 BATSU pullout, 息抜き iki nuki - take a rest
ばつ stand out 婆抜き baba nuki - Old Maid (card game)
nukasu , nuku , 抜打ち nuki uchi - a sudden assault,
nukeru , nukaru drawing sword and striking suddenly
ぬかす,ぬく,
ぬける,ぬかる


890 布 FU cloth 財布 sai fu - wallet, purse
ふ 座布団 za bu ton - cushion (to sit on)
nuno
ぬの




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891 猫 BYOU cat 愛猫家 ai byou ka - a cat lover
びょう 野良猫 nora neko - stray cat, alley cat
neko 猫舌 neko jita - sensitive tongue, can't eat hot foods
ねこ


892 眠 MIN sleep 冬眠 tou min - hibernation, winter sleep
みん 不眠 fu min - sleeplessness
nemui , nemuru
ねむい,ねむる


893 練 REN to train, 訓練 kun ren - training, practice
れん training 練習場 ren shuu jou - practice area
neru
ねる


894 念 NEN thoughts, 記念 ki nen - commemoration, in memory
ねん remembering 望郷の念 bou kyou no nen - a sense of nostalgia




895 燃 NEN to burn 化石燃料 ka seki nen ryou - fossil fuels
ねん 可燃 ka nen - inflammable
moeeru , mo yasu ,
mosu
もえる,もやす,
もす




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896 農 NOU farming 農家 nou ka - farmer, farm family
のう 農場 nou jou - farm




897 能 NOU ability 日本語能力試験 nihongo nou ryoku shi ken -
のう the Japanese Language Proficiency Test
人工知能 jin kou chi nou - AI, Artificial Intelligence
不可能 fu ka nou - impossible


898 脳 NOU brain 洗脳 sen nou - brain washing
のう 頭脳 zu nou - head, brains, intellect




899 望 BOU , MOU hope, 願望 gan bou - desire, wish, aspiration
ぼう,もう desire, 失望 shitsu bou - disappointment, despair
nozomu to expect ハッブル望遠鏡 habburu bou en kyou -
のぞむ the Hubble telescope


900 葉 YOU leaf, 合い言葉 ai kotoba - password
よう leaves 押し葉 oshi ba - a pressed leaf
ha 葉書 ha gaki - post card





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901 破 HA to tear, 読破 doku ha - read through a book, finish a book
は break 島破り shima yaburi - escape from exile on an island
yaburu , yabureru
やぶる,やぶれる


902 敗 HAI be defeated 失敗 shippai - mistake, blunder
はい 連戦連敗 ren sen ren pai - succession of defeats
yabureru ,
やぶれる


903 倍 BAI times X, 二倍 ni bai - twice, double x2
ばい double 倍増 bai zou - double




904 量 RYOU quantity 雨量 u ryou - rainfall, amound of rain
り ょう 記憶容量 ki oku you ryou - memory capacity
hakaru ~量 ryou - amount, quantity (of something)
は かる


905 麦 BAKU wheat 小麦 ko mugi - wheat
ばく 蕎麦 so ba - soba, buckwheat noodles
mugi 麦茶 mugi cha - barley tea
むぎ




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906 爆 BAKU to explode 原爆 gen baku - atomic bomb
ばく 爆弾 baku dan - bomb
爆発 baku hatsu - explosion



907 箱 HAKO box ごみ箱 gomi bako - garbage box, trash can
はこ 主の箱 shu no hako - the Ark of the Lord
巣箱 su bako - nest, hive (bees)



908 畑 a field 畑地 hata chi - farmland
野菜畑 yasai batake - vegetable garden
hata , hatake
はた,はたけ


909 肌 skin 鳥肌 tori hada - goose bumps, get goose pimples
肌寒い hada samui - chilly
hada
はだ


910 法 HA , HOU , HO law 憲法 ken pou - constitution
はっ,ほう,ほっ 忍法 nin pou - the ninja arts
無法者 mu hou sha - an outlaw




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911 鼻 BI nose 鼻が高い hana ga takai - to be proud
び 鼻血 hana ji - nose bleed
hana
はな


912 放 HOU let go, 解放 kai hou - liberation, release
ほう separate 追放 tsui hou - exile, banishment
hanasu , hanatsu , 放射性 hou sha sei - radioactive
hanareru , 火炎放射器 ka en hou sha ki - flame thrower
はなす,はなつ, 生放送 nama hou sou - live broadcast
はなれる


913 幅 FUKU width 増幅器 zou fuku ki - amplifier
ふく 幅跳び haba tobi - the long jump
haba
はば


914 林 RIN woods, 林間 rin kan - in the forest
りん forest 林檎 rin go - apple (kanji not used)
hayashi 林道 rin dou - nature path, trail through the woods
はやし


915 腹 FUKU belly, 空腹 kuu fuku - hunger, empty stomach
ふく stomach 復笑い fuku warai - a Japanese game like
hara 'pin the tail on the donkey'
はら




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916 払 FUTSU to pay, 支払い shi harai - payment
ふつ to clear away 酔っ払い yopparai - drunkard
harau
はらう


917 判 HAN , BAN judge 小判 ko ban - Koban, old Japanese coin
はん,ばん 裁判 sai ban - judgement, trial
評判 hyou ban - reputation, fame



918 版 HAN print, 英語版 ei go ban - English edition
はん publishing 吹き替え版 fuki kae ban - dubbed version (videos...)




919 般 HAN to sort, 一般的 ippan teki - generally, typically
はん generally 全般的 zen pan teki - universally




920 販 HAN to sell 自動販売機 ji dou han bai ki - vending machine
はん 通信販売 tsuu shin han bai - mail order




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921 番 BAN order, 一番 ichi ban - #1, the best, favorite
ばん turn, 交番 kou ban - police box
watch 夜番 yo ban - night watch



922 晩 BAN evening 一昨晩 issaku ban - night before last
ばん 一晩中 hito ban chuu - all night, over night




923 非 HI not, 是非 ze hi - certainly, of course
ひ not good 非金属 hi kin zoku - non-metal
非常に hi jou ni - extremely, very



924 匹 TSU counter for 一匹 ippiki - one animal
つ small animals 馬匹 ba hitsu - horses
hiki equal,
ひき comparable


925 筆 HITSU brush, 悪筆 aku hitsu - poor handwriting
ひつ writing 万年筆 man nen hitsu - fountain pen
fude
ふで




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926 兵 HYOU , HEI a soldier 伏兵 fuku hei - soldiers in an ambush
ひょう,へい 兵営 hei ei - barracks




927 秒 BYOU a second 数秒 suu byou - a few seconds
びょう 秒読み byou yomi - countdown




928 貧 HIN , BIN poor, 貧乏 bin bou - poverty, poor
ひん,びん poverty 貧血 hin ketsu - anemia
mazushii
まずしい


929 瓶 BIN bottle, 花瓶 ka bin - a flower vase
びん vase 空き瓶 aki bin - an empty bottle
kame
かめ


930 府 FU prefecture, 大阪府 oo saka fu - Osaka prefecture
ふ agency 政府 sei fu - government




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931 婦 FU a woman 看護婦 kan go fu - nurse
ふ 夫婦 fuu fu - husband and wife




932 符 FU symbol 引用符 in you fu - quotation marks ""
ふ 切符 kippu - ticket




933 普 FU wide, 普段着 fu dan gi - everyday clothes
ふ universal, 普通列車 fu tsuu ressha - regular local train
general



934 膚 FU skin 皮膚科 hi fu ka - dermatology
ふ 完膚なきまで kan pu naki made - completely, thoroughly




935 部 BU a department, 倶楽部 ku ra bu - (school) club
ぶ section 警部 kei bu - police inspector
部屋 heya - room (irregular reading)




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936 武 BU , MU military 武家 bu ke - a warrior family, samurai
ぶ,む 武器 bu ki - weapon
武士階級 bu shi kai kyuu - warrior class



937 舞 BU dance お見舞い o mi mai - visiting the sick, a visit
ぶ 舞台 bu tai - stage
mau , mai 舞踏会 bu tou kai - a dance, a ball
まう,ま い


938 封 FUU , HOU seal 開封 kai fuu - breaking a seal (on a letter),
ふう,ほう sending an unsealed letter
封筒 fuu tou - envelope



939 福 FUKU fortune 祝福 shuku fuku - blessing
ふく 福井県 fukui ken - Fukui prefecture
福引き fuku biki - lottery, drawing
福音 fuku in - the Gospel, the Good News
福祉 fuku shi - welfare


940 副 FUKU secondary 副詞 fuku shi - adverb
ふく 副社長 fuku sha chou - vice-president (of company)




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941 復 FUKU return to, 往復 ou fuku - round trip, return ticket
ふく again 回復 kai fuku - recovery (from an illness)
復習 fuku shuu - review (studies)
復讐 fuku shuu - revenge


942 複 FUKU compound, 複雑 fuku zatsu - complex, complicated
ふく complex 複数 fuku suu - plural (grammar...)
複製 fuku sei - reproduction, reprinting, duplication



943 防 BOU prevent 国防 koku bou - national defence
ぼう 予防 yo bou - prevention
fusegu 防音室 bou on shitsu - sound-proof room
ふせぐ 消防車 shou bou sha - fire engine, fire truck


944 沸 FUTSU to boil 沸点 futten - boiling point
ふつ 湯沸かし yu wa kashi - tea pot, teakettle
waku , wakasu
わく,わかす


945 仏 BUTSU buddha, 仏教 bukkyou - buddhism
ぶつ France 仏文 futsu bun - French literature, French writtings
hotoke
ほと け




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946 報 HOU inform, 警報 kei hou - warning, alarm
ほう information 個人情報 ko jin jou hou - personal information
mukuiru 天気予報 ten ki yo hou - weather report, weather forecast
むくいる


947 豊 HOU plentiful, 豊作 hou saku - an abundant crop, good harvest
ほう in abundance 豊富 hou fu - abundance, wealth
yutaka
ゆたか


948 貿 BOU trade 貿易会社 bou eki gai sha - trading company
ぼう 交換貿易制 kou kan bou eki sei - barter system




949 忘 BOU to forget 忘れっぽい wasureppoi - forgetful
ぼう 忘れ物 wasure mono - lost item, forgotten thing
wasureru
わすれる


950 棒 BOU a stick, 指揮棒 shi ki bou - conductor's stick
ぼう rod 泥棒 doro bou - theif, robber
用心棒 you jin bou - a bodygaurd




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951 坊 BOU , boy, 赤ん坊 akan bou - a baby
ぼう ,ぼっ priest 朝寝坊 asa ne bou - oversleeping in the morning, late riser
隠れん坊 kakuren bou - hide and go seek (game)



952 帽 BOU headgear 脱帽 datsu bou - take off one's hat; my hat's off to you
ぼう 麦藁帽子 mugi wara bou shi - straw hat




953 欲 YOKU to desire, 食欲 shoku yoku - appetite
よく want 物欲しげ mono hoshi ge - greedy
hoshi , hossuru
ほし,ほっする


954 磨 MA to polish, 歯磨き ha migaki - toothpaste
ま brush (teeth) 靴磨き kutsu migaki - shoe polish
magaku
まがく


955 枚 MAI counter for sheets 一枚 ichi mai - one flat object (paper)
まい (of paper) 三枚目 san mai me - a comedian, comic actor
二枚目 ni mai me - a love scene's actor, handsome man




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956 迷 MEI perplexed, 迷子 mai go - a lost child (irregular pronunciation)
めい lost 迷宮 mei kyuu - labyrinth, maze
mayou 迷惑 mei waku - trouble, annoyance
まよう


957 満 MAN full 満タン man tan - full tank (car)
まん 満員 man in - full house, no vacancy, sold out
michiru , mitasu 満月 man getsu - full moon
みちる,みたす 満足 man zoku - satisfaction


958 未 MI not yet, 未確認飛行物体 mi kaku nin hi kou buttai - UFO
み still to come 未知 mi chi - unknown, not known yet
未来型 mi rai gata - futuristic



959 乱 RAN disordered 散乱 san ran - scattered about, dispersion
らん 内乱 nai ran - civil war, domestic conflict
midasu , midareru
みだす,みだれる


960 緑 RYOKU , ROKU green color 緑の日 midori no hi - Greenery Day (April 29)
りょく,ろく 常緑樹 jou ryoku ju - evergreen tree
midori
いどり




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961 夢 MU dream 正夢 masa yume - a dream that comes true
む 夢遊病 mu yuu byou - sleepwalking
yume
ゆめ


962 娘 daughter, 娘心 musume gokoro - a girlish mind
girl
musume
むすめ


963 綿 MEN cotton 木綿 momen - cotton
めん 綿密 men mitsu - detailed, careful, thorough
wata
わた


964 戻 REI to return 巻き戻し maki modoshi - rewinding (tape, VCR)
れい 戻り道 modori michi - the way back
modosu , modoru
もどす,もどる


965 約 YAKU promise, 旧約聖書 kyuu yaku sei sho - the Old Testament
やく contract 契約 kei yaku - contract
婚約 kon yaku - engagement




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966 由 YU , YUU reason 出版の自由 shuppan no ji yuu - freedom of the press
ゆ,ゆう 理由 ri yuu - reason
yoshi
よし


967 輸 YU transport 禁輸 kin yu - embargo
ゆ 密輸 mitsu yu - smuggling
輸入 yu nyuu - import



968 郵 YUU mail 郵税 yuu zei - postage
ゆう 郵便為替 yuu bin kawase - postal money order




969 予 YO in advance, 予言者 yo gen sha - a prophet
よ I 予算 yo san - budget, estimate
予約 yo yaku - reservation, booking



970 良 RYOU good 心地良い koko chi yoi - pleasant, comfortable
りょう 仲良し naka yoshi - get along well, on good terms
yoi
よい




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971 陽 YOU sun, 太陽 tai you - the Sun
よう positive 陽光 you kou - sunlight, sun shine




972 容 YOU appearance, 儀容 gi you - manners
よう contain 美容院 bi you in - beauty parlor
容疑者 you gi sha - a suspect (person)



973 翌 YOKU the following, 翌日 yoku jitsu - the next day
よく the next 翌年 yoku nen - the following year




974 礼 RAI , REI etiuette, 儀礼 gi rei - courtesy, etiquette
らい,れい rite, 失礼 shitsu rei - impolite, goodbye, excuse me
to bow



975 陸 RIKU land 上陸 jou riku - landing (from plane)
りく 大陸 tai riku - continent




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976 律 RICHI , RITSU law, 調律 chou ritsu - tuning (musical instrument)
りち,りつ rhythm 法律 hou ritsu - law




977 略 RYAKU abridged, 省略 shou ryaku - omission, abbreviation
りゃく strategy 侵略 shin ryaku - invasion, raid




978 両 RYOU both 両思う ryou omou - mutual love
りょう 両手 ryou te - both hands




979 領 RYOU territory 大統領 dai tou ryou - president (of country)
りょう 領事館 ryou ji kan - consulate




980 了 RYOU finish, 完了 kan ryou - completed, finished
りょう comprehend 終了 shuu ryou - end, finish, termination
了解 ryou kai - understand, roger




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981 療 RYOU treat 治療 chi ryou - medical treatment
りょう 医療 i ryou - medical care, medical




982 輪 RIN wheel, 結婚指輪 kekkon yubi wa - wedding ring
りん ring 指輪物語 yubi wa mono gatari - The Lord of the Rings
wa (Tolkien)



983 類 RUI a kind, 書類 sho rui - papers, documents
るい a type 人類 jin rui - humanity, mankind




984 令 REI command 制令 sei rei - regulations
れい 年令 nen rei - age
命令 mei rei - command, order



985 零 REI zero 零下 rei ka - below zero, sub-zero
れい 零時 rei ji - midnight




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986 齢 REI age 学齢 gaku rei - school age
れい 年齢 nen rei - age




987 歴 REKI personal history 学歴 gaku reki - school history, acedemic background
れき 歴史家 reki shi ka - historian




988 列 RETSU row, 戦列 sen retsu - line of battle
れつ a line 列を作る retsu o tsukuru - make a line
最後列車 sai go ressha - last train



989 労 ROU labor, 肉体疲労 niku tai hi rou - totally fatigued
ろう effort 勤労者 kin rou sha - worker




990 録 ROKU record 回顧録 kai ko roku - memoirs, recollections (written down)
ろく 黙示録 moku shi roku - the Apocalypse, Book of Revelation
録画 roku ga - recording (video)




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991 論 RON argue, 意味論 i mi ron - semantics, study of meaning
ろん theory 議論 gi ron - discussion, argument
結論 ketsu ron - conclusion
理論 ri ron - theory


992 湾 WAN bay 台湾 tai wan - Taiwan
わん 湾岸 wan gan - gulf coast



993 他 other, 他社 ta sha - another company
another 他人 ta nin - stranger, another person, outsider
ta , hoka
タ, ほか


994 伝 DEN transmit, 手伝う te tsudau - help, assist
デン report, 伝説 den setsu - legend, folklore
tsutau , tsutaeru tradition 伝統 den tou - tradition
つたう,つ たえる


995 顔 GAN face 笑顔 e gao - smiling face, all smiles
ガン 似顔絵 ni gao e - portrait, picture of someone's likeness
kao
かお




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996 団 DAN , TON group, 楽団 gaku dan - orchestra, band
ダン,トン association 座布団 za bu ton - cushion,
katamari , marui Japanese style cushion for sitting on tatami mat floors
かたまり,まるい 団子 dan go - dango, Japanese sweet dumplings


997 対 DAN , TON opposite, 絶対 zettai - absolute, absolutely, unconditional
ダン,トン versus, 反対 han tai - opposed to, opposition,
katamari , marui compare resistance, opposite
かたまり,まるい テロ対策 tero tai saku - anti- terrorist


998 舟 SHUU boat, 呉越同舟 go etsu dou shuu - enemies in the same boat,
シュウ ship enemies who have to work together (not by choice)
fune , funa 助け舟 tasuke bune - help when needed
ふね,ふな 渡し舟 watashi bune - ferry boat


999 雲 UN cloud 暗雲 an un - dark clouds
ウン 星雲 sei un - galaxy
kumo 雲隠れ kumo gakure - disappearance,
くも suddenly disappear
雲海 un kai - sea of clouds, looking above clouds
(in a plane)

1000 巨 KYO big, gigantic , 巨人 kyo jin - giant
キ ョ great 巨木 kyo boku - large tree
巨大 kyo dai - huge , gigantic

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